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Re: a simple question

From: George Lund <george@lundboox.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 17:02:14 +0000
Message-ID: <vZaok9AWKA52EwsD@lundboox.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org
Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk> wrote...
>*never* use 'background-color: transparent'.

Why is there a specific value of background-color called transparent?
Should CSS3 get rid of it all together to save confusion?

Presumably the only advantage of using transparent over inherit is that
transparent allows a picture to show through. How could this effect be
achieved given that using transparent is dangerous?

George Lund
Received on Tuesday, 9 March 1999 04:46:50 UTC

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