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Re: Maybe I'm wrong about the Cascading order

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 1998 12:34:25 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.980412122956.7803A-100000@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
On Sun, 12 Apr 1998, Bert Bos wrote:

> Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor writes:
>  > I went back and re-read the sections on the cascading order is CSS1 and
>  > CSS2, and I'm a little confused.
>  > 
>  > If an author style sheet has the rule  ``EM { color: black }'', and
>  > the user style sheet has the rule ``P EM { color: white }''.   In the case
>  > where an EM element is inside a P element, is its content black or white?
>  > I thought it'd be white.  But after reading the specs I'm not so sure.
> It's black.
Oh, Then in my post ``Sove Views on CSS'' I'm wrong about not being able
to override all user selectors.  Looks like the W3C is way ahead of me.
But the rest of the post I think contains some good thougs.

Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
"And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message"
-- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"
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