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Re: "inherit"

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 04:42:42 -0700 (PDT)
To: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.56.0307280441310.30489@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Michael Day wrote:
>
> When you referred to "default" earlier, did you mean as an alternative
> name for "initial"? That would be preferable, as "default color" is
> likely to make sense to more people than "initial color", which sounds
> as if it is only a temporary condition.

'default' was a proposal that would be like 'inherit' on inherited
properties and like 'initial' on non-inherited ones.

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