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WD-CSS21-20020802 section 2, "Introduction to CSS 2.1", substantive comments

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 06:30:30 -0500
Message-Id: <v03102804b9f9394aef94@[]>
To: www-style@w3.org, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantekc@microsoft.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>

Following are substantive comments on section 2, "Introduction to CSS 2.1"
(<http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-CSS21-20020802/intro.html>), of the
Cascading Style Sheets level 2.1 draft

2.1 A brief CSS 2.1 tutorial for HTML

Setting color without setting background is bad practice.  Using absolute
units in author style sheets is bad practice.  The examples tacitly endorse
these bad practices.  Please use 'em' and either add background
declarations or replace 'color' with a property that is fine when set solo.

"Since no color value has been specified for the P element"

Change "specified" to "declared".  Every property is "specified" on every
element, in as much as every property has what is called a "specified
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 07:11:18 UTC

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