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Re: CSS2 errata - border backgrounds

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 13:38:14 +0200 (MEST)
Message-ID: <15189.29990.695602.682230@lanalana.inria.fr>
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
fantasai writes:
> <blockquote
> cite="http://www.w3.org/Style/css2-updates/REC-CSS2-19980512-errata.html
> #x60">
>  | Border backgrounds are not specified by border properties.
>  |  Change the last paragraph of 8.1 to: 
>  | 
>  |   The background style of the content, padding, and border
>  |   areas of a box is specified by the 'background' property
>  |   of the generating element. Margin backgrounds are always
>  |   transparent.
> </blockquote>
> 
> I interpret this to mean that the border is painted over
> the background.

Correct.

> If so, it conflicts with Section 14.2 and 17.5.1's figure.
> If not, it conflicts with Section 8.5.3.

An erratum for 14.2 already exists. Why does it conflict with the
figure in 17.5.1? That figure talks about backgrounds only, not about
borders.



Bert
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