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RE: Style sheet and Netscape

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1998 16:17:12 -0700
To: <rex@css.nu>, "'Joel Jancovic'" <joj@altique.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002d01bdbf34$d8cdc310$7422dbd0@bonezero>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Jan Roland Eriksson
> Sent: Monday, August 03, 1998 3:23 PM
> To: Joel Jancovic
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Style sheet and Netscape

> In your example, the properties set in the BODY rule shall be
> inherited
> all the way into all parts of the document, and with a higher
> priority,
> thus _overriding_ any FONT markup found in the doc.

Not so. If the attribute of FONT is recognized at all, it would override the
color specified for BODY. Inheritance is the *default* behavior, when the
color for an element is not specified. In this case, it *is* specified.

Braden
Received on Monday, 3 August 1998 19:09:48 GMT

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