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Re: beef with CSS-specified image URLs

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 1997 19:22:30 -0700
Message-Id: <199707280223.TAA21342@sweden.it.earthlink.net>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Todd Fahrner wrote:
> I think CSS-specified image URLs should be relative to the
stylesheet,
> instead.

Absolutely. An external stylesheet doesn't know what HTML document it
may be used with. A declared background URL is more a part of the
stylesheet than the styled document, therefore relative URLs should be
relative to the stylesheet.

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

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