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Re: Display: inherit and positioning schemes

From: Staffan Mhln <staffan.mahlen@comhem.se>
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 19:29:12 +0100
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <42091308.23257.3B132B@localhost>

On 8 Feb 2005 at 19:17, Laurens Holst wrote:

> Staffan Måhlén wrote:
> > All actually, but I don't know enough to tell if that would be 
> > feasible. Do you know any webpages that use it? To me it seems like a 
> > UA-developer feature rather than a CSS author feature.
> If you set a font-family on the body, and see it being used on all 
> elements in the document, you€™re depending on inherit (even though you 
> didn€™t set it yourself). Inherit is the default value for a number of 
> properties, and can not be removed because it is depended on by many.

Oh i'm not talking about the inheritant inheritantness :) of certain 
properties, only the actual value. I may missunderstand what you mean 
by default value, but the initial value for font-family would be UA 
specific, not 'inherit'.

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