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Re: Ambiguities in using 'inherit' in 'font' shorthand

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 13:18:25 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0311261317300.31026@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>
> I wonder whether it would be a good idea to remove 'inherit' from all
> the descriptions of allowed values and describe it completely
> separately. In practical terms, if a value is always permitted, for any
> property, does it make sense to list it everywhere - especially when it
> is not, in fact, permitted quite always, and the way you list it
> everywhere gives the wrong idea about this?

This is what we're doing in CSS3.

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