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fyi: 'media' attribute inconsistencies in HTML4

From: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 13:14:18 -0800
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1237367732-1011657271@psdbay.com>
The inconsistencies regarding the 'media' attribute in HTML4 are probably of
interest to this group.  See my post on www-html [1].

In short, HTML4 is inconsistent regarding the media attribute two ways:

 1. case-sensitive vs. case-insensitive media types
 2. default value of 'screen' vs. default value of 'all'

My proposed resolution of inconsistencies:

 1. case-insensitive media types
 2. default value of 'all'




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