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Re: MacIE 5.0 CSS bug

From: Mac Internet Explorer Talk <MacIE-Talk@lists.boingo.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 16:22:05 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200003282122.QAA27610@tux.w3.org>
To: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
>On Tue, 28 Mar 2000, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>
>> Oh Taaaaanteeeeek... ;)
>> 
>> In my page I have:
>> 
>> <STYLE TYPE="text/css">
>>    <!--
>>    A:link    { color: #0000FF }
>>    A:hover   { color: #0000FF; background: #FFFF00; text-decoration: 
underline }
>>    A:active  { color: #000000; background: #999999; text-decoration: 
underline }
>>    A:visited { color: #666666 }
>>    -->
>> </STYLE>
>> 
>> For visited links, the hover is not coloring the text blue. It worked 
in 4.5, but it's not working in 5.0.
>> 
>> What's up?
>
>The cascade is working properly. What you want is the :visited above
>the :hover, since they have the same weight (011). So this is not a
>bug in MacIE5. 
>
>However, even better would be:
>
>   :link { color: #0000FF; background: transparent; }
>   :visited { color: #666666; background: transparent; }
>   :link:active, :visited:active { color: #000000; 
>      background: #999999; text-decoration: underline; }
>   :link:hover, :visited:hover { color: #0000FF; 
>      background: #999999; text-decoration: underline; }
>
>See also:
>   http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~dbaron/css/1999/09/links
>
>-- 
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