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Re: "inherit"

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 10:08:07 +0200
To: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <3f3928ad.575398799@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Michael Day wrote:
>You can already override inheritance for nearly all properties simply by 
>specifying the initial value. For example:
>
>    font-weight: normal

Sure, but I think the number of CSS authors who know the initial value
of 'vertical-align' or 'overflow' without looking at the specification
is rather small.

>You could not make a similar argument for the "inherit" keyword, which is
>genuinely useful even for properties which inherit by default, for forcing
>inheritance in the presence of other rules in the cascade.

Just specify the value you want.
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