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Re: CSS 2.1 WD and non-CSS presentational hints

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 02:35:34 -0400
Message-Id: <200209140635.CAA12935@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org

> >Since this is all UA stylesheet stuff, we can even posit UA extensions to
> >CSS, such as:
> >
> >   FONT[color] { color: -ua-attr(color, color); }
> >   FONT[size] { font-size: -ua-attr(size, html-font-size); }
> >
> >Why is this any different the B and CENTER rules above?
> 
> Because they can't be included (and hence, in practice, made subject to
> controlled override) in a user style sheet.

Why, exactly, can they not be included in a user style sheet?

Boris
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