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Re: CSS Links and indirection

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 13:49:19 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <9702201349.ZM22383@grommit.inria.fr>
To: Greg Kostello <greg_kostello@digitalstyle.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Feb 19,  4:22pm, Greg Kostello wrote:

> According to the CSS specification, an HTML document can add style
> information in at least three manners. Style can be linked, imbedded and
> imported.

Right. Link is a reference from the HTML document to an external CSS
style sheet.

Embedded style happens one of two ways: a style sheet in the STYLE element
or individual snippets using the STYLE attribute.

Importing is a reference from a CSS style sheet (either contained in
a STYLE element, or in another document) to an external CSS

> Now my question: Can a CSS document also have a link to another CSS
> document?

Yes, using @import.

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