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Re: Name for default value of border-color needed

From: Kishore Kulkarni <kulkarni@pathcom.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 21:11:18 -0400
Message-ID: <007201bf0560$8ba35640$6491fad1@kulkarni.pathcom.com>
To: "Chris Wilson" <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>, "'L. David Baron'" <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>, <www-style@w3.org>
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-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
To: 'L. David Baron' <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>; www-style@w3.org
<www-style@w3.org>
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 1999 5:52 PM
Subject: RE: Name for default value of border-color needed


>>The first two statements above are still true.  However, the following
>>must equal something (and it shouldn't be the empty string because that
>>means the property was not set in the ruleset):
>>
>>rs.style.getPropertyValue("border-color")
>
>I guess I'm not really convinced that the border-color value shouldn't be
>the empty string.  You're forgetting there is more than one way to get the
>border-color value in the CSS object model - you can call getPropertyValue,
>which would return an object with an empty string if the color had indeed
>been set.
>
>I'm not objecting to your reasoning, you understand - but the idea that we
>have to go back to a property that has been essentially unchanged since
CSS1
>and insert a new value and call it an errata, well, that's a bit of a pain
>for developers IMO.
>
>-Chris
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 1999 21:05:04 GMT

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