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Re: Issue 2: Horizontal Rule properties

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 1997 13:47:28 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970727134728.00973210@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-style@w3.org
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At 03:27 AM 27/07/97 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
>E. Stephen Mack wrote:
>> The best results were achieved with a head section containing:
>> 
>> <STYLE TYPE="text/css">
>> HR.fancy { height: 10px; text-align: right; width: 50%; color: blue;
>> margin-left: 50%; }
>> </STYLE>
>
>Again referring to the sample stylesheet in the CSS1 spec, HR is
>defined as a block element with no content. Since it has no content,
>color should have no effect. The color of the rule should be defined by
>background and borders.
>
>  +-----------------------border-top------------------------+
>  +---------------------------------------------------------+
>  |                       background                        |
>  +---------------------------------------------------------+
>  +-----------------------border-bottom---------------------+
>
>
>IE is wrong to apply the color property to a rule.

No, it isn't.  The initial value of the border-color property [1] is the 
value of the color property.

[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/REC-CSS1#border-color

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