W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > February 2005

Re: Nullifying insidious HTML 3.2 constructs

From: Rijk van Geijtenbeek <rijk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 10:54:59 GMT
To: "WWW Style" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.smfxx2eyicz8n2@rijk-01.lan>

On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 05:28:13 +0100, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> .. On the practical side, using
> the 'inherit' keyword is fairly ineffective today, due to lack of support
> on IE 6, and explicitly setting to what you regard as default
> (e.g., font-size: 100%) works better. But on the theoretical side,
> 'inherit' is just the way to "kill" FONT markup, making rendering the
> same as it would be if the FONT markup did not exist.

It works very effectively in user style sheets in Opera and Mozilla.

The Web is a procrastination apparatus:    |  Rijk van Geijtenbeek
It can absorb as much time as              |   Documentation & QA
is required to ensure that you             |   Opera Software ASA
won't get any real work done.  - J.Nielsen |http://my.opera.com/Rijk/journal
Received on Saturday, 19 February 2005 10:55:34 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:27:17 UTC