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Re: Is <link title="" rel="stylesheet" ...> a persistent or a preferred stylesheet? (HTML errata item requested)

From: Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 14:07:29 +0000
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010119140729.B1756@webarchitects.co.uk>
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Hi

I have just had a play with Mozilla and setting title to "" has the
same effect as omitting the title.

On Fri 19-Jan-2001 at 05:13:16 -0800, Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
> In HTML4, section 14.3.2, one finds:
> 
> # * To make a style sheet persistent, set the rel attribute to
> #   "stylesheet" and don't set the title attribute.
> # * To make a style sheet preferred, set the rel attribute to
> #   "stylesheet" and name the style sheet with the title attribute.
> 
> This language is ambiguous about how to handle a null string for the title
> attribute. Does "set" imply "to a non-null value"?

Yes with Mozilla. 

I have no idea if this is what should happen since it does seem a
bit buggy -- this page: http://chris.croome.net/css/ has only one
persistent style sheet http://chris.croome.net/css/more.txt, which
has no colours set in it however in Mozilla when one does View > Use
Stylesheet and selects none there are still colours set on the text.

Chris

- -- 
Chris Croome 
http://www.webarchitects.co.uk/


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