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Re: CSS 2.1 WD and non-CSS presentational hints

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 18:11:20 +0000 (GMT)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: Stuart Ballard <sballard@netreach.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Lachlan Cannon <luminosity@members.evolt.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0208311806110.2213-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>


On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 
> [...] CSS 2.1 proposes to give [the style attribute] the highest
> possible specificity thus disabling all possible restyling further
> down the line.

To be precise, CSS 2.1 gives the style attribute the levels just below and
just above the exact middle level of the cascade, not the highest level:

  (least important)
  1. user agent style sheets (and non-CSS presentational hints)
  2. user normal style sheets
  3. author normal style sheets
  4. style attribute normal style sheets    <<<<<<
  5. author important style sheets
  6. style attribute important style sheets <<<<<<
  7. DOM override normal style sheets
  8. DOM override important style sheets
  9. user important style sheets
  (most important)

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