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Re: Issue 1: Font-weight and headings

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 1997 19:22:23 -0700
Message-Id: <199707280223.TAA21338@sweden.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Todd Fahrner" <fahrner@pobox.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Todd Fahrner wrote:
> FWIW, I think a user's !important declaration should have highest
> There's no need for an authorial !important when author's normal
> declarations enjoy pride of place anyway.

If the lowest !important took precedence over all higher-ranked
declarations -- including other !important ones -- readers and authors
would think long and hard before using it. Authors because it would be
meaningless. Readers because it could obfuscate an author's intended

David Perrell
Received on Sunday, 27 July 1997 22:23:31 UTC

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