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alternate font properties

From: Sho Kuwamoto <skuwamoto@macromedia.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 1997 16:58:37 -0700
Message-Id: <v03007808b002e29db85c@[192.168.65.140]>
To: www-style@w3.org
Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org> wrote:
>The 'font' property is a "shorthand" property to save keystrokes and
>bandwidth. It's pure syntactic sugar; in CSS1, a rule involving a
>shorthand property can always be rewritten using using the individual
>properties.

Speaking of which..

Why is it that border-width is shorthand for border-left-width,
border-right-width, etc., while border-color isn't shorthand
for anything?

-Sho
Received on Monday, 28 July 1997 19:48:21 GMT

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