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Re: Inheritance?

From: Leonard Rosenthol <leonardr@Adobe.COM>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 11:03:13 -0400
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To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>, www-style@w3.org
At 3:44 PM -0400 9/28/98, L. David Baron wrote:
>I would think that the first example should work, but the second example
>should not work.  This is because text-indent should only apply to block-level
>elements (such as P) but not to inline elements (such as SPAN).
	You would think so, wouldn't you...

>Could you have gotten the examples mixed up?
	Nope!  The reason is that my "HTML generator" puts the classes only 
on P's, not on SPAN and it wasn't working.  Only when I played around with 
the HTML itself did I get the intended result.

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