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Re: Minor error in CSS2, section 14.2; 'background'

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Sep 1999 18:33:24 GMT
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <37d908ca.111445750@smtpserver.swip.net>
On Sun, 5 Sep 1999 13:30:06 +0100 (BST), you wrote:

>The CSS2 spec says, in section 14.2:
># For HTML documents...

[...]

>I believe there is a slight error in this paragraph, in that every
>occurance of 'background' should actually read 'background-color'. 

>The 'background' property cannot have the value 'transparent', since
>it is a shorthand property.

I'm getting confused?
None of the two available CSS lints flags errors for this test.

  .test {
     color : #000000;
     background : transparent none repeat;
  }

How to interpret that, if the 'background' property can not be given a
value of 'transparent' ?

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Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
<URL:http://extra.newsguy.com/%7Ejrexon/>
Received on Monday, 6 September 1999 14:30:55 GMT

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