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Re: Media Types

From: Ian Hickson <exxieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 23:13:37 -0000
Message-ID: <003501bd2078$fbbbdfc0$cd20268a@hpxu>
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@microsoft.com>, www-style@w3.org
Todd Fahrner and Chris Wilson were talking about IE4's support of alternate
media and the use of em in printing.

Chris Wilson said:
>I see.  This is a bug we didn't detect before shipping. <snip> I've
>put this in our bug database so we can get it fixed for IE5.

While you're at it, could you report the fact that @media does not work?

In fact, @-rules in general are not supported as the spec says they should.
For example,

p { color: green }
@hello ( p { color: red } }

should result in green paragraphs because @hello is undefined, and should be
ignored. IE4 shows red paragraphs. (This, BTW, means that IE4 does not
classify as a CSS1-capable browser according to the CSS1 spec!).

Ian Hickson
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