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Re: Fallbacks

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 09:47:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Anne van Kesteren (fora)" <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404140945320.25979@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Anne van Kesteren (fora) wrote:
>
> Let me give you one of the examples Tantek provided using CSS1 syntax (I
> hope):
>
>    background: lime;
>    background: red url(fancy-lime-pattern-returns-404);
>
> This will be read as (or similar, probably using a hex value):
>
>    background: red;
>
> Using (assuming the whole "serie" must "pass" in CSS3):
>
>    background: red url(fancy-lime-pattern-returns-404), lime;
>
> Would solve this problem and it can be made backwards compatible as
> well, since a comma is not part of the 'background' property in CSS 2.1.

But that is two properties, not one:

   background-color: red, lime;
   background-image: url(404), none;

You want all the background-* properties to be linked?

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