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RE: Style sheet and Netscape

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1998 16:35:50 -0700
To: "'Jan Roland Eriksson'" <rex@css.nu>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002e01bdbf37$7333c100$7422dbd0@bonezero>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Roland Eriksson [mailto:rex@css.nu]
> Sent: Monday, August 03, 1998 4:14 PM
> To: braden@endoframe.com
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Style sheet and Netscape
>
>
> On Mon, 3 Aug 1998 16:17:12 -0700, you wrote:
>
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org]On
> > > Behalf Of Jan Roland Eriksson
>
> > > 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.
>
> Reference please. Because that is not the way I have understood
> the relationship between HTML/attributes and CSS.

As I have just previously posted to www-style, this is covered in section
3.2 of the CSS1 spec. If you have not received this posting, let me know and
I will forward it to you.

Braden
Received on Monday, 3 August 1998 19:29:13 GMT

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