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Re: "inherit"

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 05:53:09 -0700 (PDT)
To: Lasse Reichstein Nielsen <lrn@daimi.au.dk>
Cc: Ian Hickson <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.56.0307280548520.30489@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Lasse Reichstein Nielsen wrote:
>
> I hope the proposal is accepted. In CSS2, there are properties that
> cannot be set to their default value directly. One example is
> border-color. The default border color is the same as the text color,
> but there is no way to set border-color directly to that. (You can set
> it indirectly with the border shorthand notation, but that seems even
> worse: a shorthand notation for something that doesn't have a long
> notation).

Well we're introducing a special keyword for that particular case anyway.

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