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Re: "inherit"

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 02:44:25 -0700 (PDT)
To: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.56.0307280243240.30489@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Michael Day wrote:
> (Although I don't think it would hurt to list it explicitly on every
> property too, with a link to its definition in the manner of CSS2.1, as
> this is useful as a learning aid for people who otherwise would not
> realise that it existed).

We'd also have to list 'initial' and 'attr()' and possibly 'default'. It
would basically require us to republish every module every time we changed
the list of magical keywords, something that isn't really acceptable.

That's the main reason for the change in CSS3.

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