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Re: Suggestion: Property for inheritance prevention

From: J. King <mtknight@dark-phantasy.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 12:42:34 -0400
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <oprxejc811k4suho@mail.dark-phantasy.com>

On Tue, 21 Oct 2003 10:28:29 +0200 (MEST), Jens Meiert 
<jens.meiert@erde3.com> wrote:

> In short: What about a special property to prevent inheritance in 
> documents,
> like e.g. 'inherit: (yes|no);' or 'reset: (true|false);'?

I would hazard to say that the 'initial' keyword is probably sufficient.  
To cancel out inheritence of every single property at once would probably 
yield some rather strange results.  Maybe not.  I get the impression that 
in practice if you need to set more than two or three properties to 
initial, you're probably not writing very good stylesheets.

J. King
Received on Tuesday, 21 October 2003 12:41:42 UTC

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