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Re: several CSS suggestions

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-style-0007@earth.li>
Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 13:45:48 +0000 (UTC)
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At 2003-10-12T15:03+0200, Maximilian Baumgart wrote:-

> If you want to have this "double-italic", than simply write it in the
> style sheet of your site. For instance:
> em em, em q, q q, q em {font-style:normal;}
> Where's the problem?

It's not a convention I'm especially fond of, but if you do want it, the
problem with doing it that way is that you can only ever specify it for a
finite (though arbitrarily high) level of nesting, and the number of
selectors required grows exponentially.

Tim Bagot
Received on Sunday, 12 October 2003 09:50:54 UTC

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