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Re: W3C Core Styles

From: Gayle Kidder <reddik@thegroup.net>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 1998 12:15:02 -0800
Message-ID: <34E74CC6.7A2F0D1@thegroup.net>
To: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>, www-style@w3.org
How about leaving out the troublesome positioning properties on block
elements that will inherit properly from the parent? I'm not sure what
the use is of including positioning on such elements as EM and STRONG
anyway, as leaving them to default positioning should render them

Gayle Kidder

Todd Fahrner wrote:
> That said, Verso is working on ways to support the styled Web as a
> comfortable container of the Windows desktop, rather than as a thing
> contained. We hope to develop portable mechanisms to serve only as many
> modules and declarations as are adequately supported by the requesting UA,
> letting the browser default stylesheet fill in for the gaps. As has been
> pointed out, most of the grave problems stem from the "composition" modules
> - particularly the "vertical" submodule thereof. This can either simply be
> withheld, or authors can modify as desired.
>         ***
> I'll be cleaning up and enhancing the modules over the next many days and
> probably weeks, and will report any major developments here. My goal is to
> achieve absolute line-by-line formal parallelism across modules of the same
> kind, so that only the property *values* will vary.
> _____________________________
> Todd Fahrner
> mailto:fahrner@pobox.com
> The trouble with knowing how to do things the wrong way is that your skills
> will always be in demand.
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