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Re: Conditional CSS sections based on property support

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 21:01:16 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200504052001.j35K1Gt02453@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

I wrote:

> This is at best a flawed example.  In this context, color and background-color
> almost certainly must be !required, as colours should always be set in 
> sets to ensure contrast.
> 

Actually this raises one a possibly serious problem with all-or-nothing
type processing.

The problem is that what one really wants to test is whether the style
rule would be effective, not just whether it is supported.  With 
!important rules, one could end up with a forward reference, if not
circularity.
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