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

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 1999 13:41:27 +0200
Message-ID: <37D79CE7.79BFEB1C@w3.org>
To: gordon <gordon@quartz.gly.fsu.edu>
CC: "'www-style'" <www-style@w3.org>


gordon wrote:
> 
> Easy enough.
> 
> A document with style added to the html element:
> http://gly.fsu.edu/~gordon/html.html
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://gly.fsu.edu/~gordon/html.html
> 
> The same document with the style attribute removed:
> http://gly.fsu.edu/~gordon/html2.html
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://gly.fsu.edu/~gordon/html2.html
> 
> [please note that these are very simple documents!]

But this is valid:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
"http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/WD-html-in-xml-19990304/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<?xml-stylesheet href="style-on-html.css"?>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/Profiles/xhtml1-transitional">
<head>
<title>html and style.</title>
</head>

<body>

<p>
Run this page through the W3C validator. 
The results will show how to put style on the html element.
</p>

</body>
</html>

where style-on-html.css has

html { background-color:#806040 }

Now its valid, and we can discuss whether background should apply to
html or whether it only applies to its children, etc.

--
Chris
Received on Thursday, 9 September 1999 07:41:31 GMT

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