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Re: Useragent Rules in CSS

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 08:04:26 +0200
Message-ID: <1889303213.20040402080426@w3.org>
To: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Cc: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org

On Friday, April 2, 2004, 12:56:19 AM, Philip wrote:

PT> David Woolley wrote:

>>>to deactivate 'blink' but that would also deactivate underlines,
>>>overlines, etc. which is not desirable if I just want blink free
>>>web pages.
>> Seems to me that there is a bug in CSS if blink is something you
>> want to disable orthogonally to other text decorations.

PT> Why ?  If the user suffers from epilepsy, disabling "blink"
PT> (but not disabling underline or whatever) would seem to be
PT> an eminently sensible decision.

Blink is not required to be supported for conformance. It strikes me
that a user agent could have a user preference whether blink is
honored or not.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
Received on Friday, 2 April 2004 01:14:27 UTC

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