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Re: [css3-colors] Comments on Last Call

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2003 14:28:54 -0800 (PST)
To: (wrong string) äper <christoph@paeper.de>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.50.0302161423300.6625-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>


Some incomplete comments:

On Sun, 16 Feb 2003, Christoph [x-unknown] Päper wrote:
>
> 4.4. 'currentColor' color keyword
>
> Nothing against it, but camelCase isn't something CSS used to use, is it?

Our intent is to be compatible with SVG, which (unfortunately...) uses
this keyword.


> System colors use it, but with the starting letter being capital =>
> 'CurrentColor'.

CSS is case insensitive.


> 5. Sample style sheet for HTML 4.0
>
> Why "HTML 4.0" and not "XHTML 1", "XHTML 1.1", "XHTML 1.0", "HTML 4.01" or
> "HTML 4"? Well, for XHTML the first selector should presumably read "html,
> body".

Why XHTML 1 and not DocBook, MathML or SVG, for that matter.


> More generally: Why is HTML4 used as normative source, e.g. for color
> names, instead of XHTML1?

XHTML1 has no color names.

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