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Re: CSS 3 color module and deprecation of "system" colors

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 00:28:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0509060026360.25386@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> 
> Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> 
> > In practice though it's not system default, but - as the description implies
> > - browser default. So, in essence: I want to be able to override browser
> > default while still tapping into the defaults set by the user on their
> > system.
> 
> Here's a flaky quick example I knocked together to illustrate my main point:
> http://dev.splintered.co.uk/system_prefs/

The answer to your original query in that case is probably something along 
the lines of:

   html { appearance: document; }

...or whichever of the various "window"-related appearances is most 
appropriate for your particular case.

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