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Re: [CSS21] DTD defaults are supposed to be ignored

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 19:49:40 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0310091947370.26216@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>
> This could be avoided by adding a simple statement: All references to
> attributes in CSS shall be taken as referring to attributes that have
> been explicitly set using attribute specifications in the document's
> markup.

"Default attribute values may be defined in a DTD or elsewhere, but cannot
be selected by attribute selectors."

That's exactly what that sentence is trying to say.

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