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Re: [CSS21] text-decoration on replaced elements that "contain text"

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 02:52:53 +0100
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <bcg3s1t6oeop95pdogjacicgq4jo7oe6ln@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Ian Hickson wrote:
>On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> What's the correct behavior of "text-decoration:underline" on something like a
>> <input type="button" value="This is text">?  CSS2.1 says:
>...that it doesn't define which properties apply to form controls and
># frames, or how CSS can be used to style them. User agents may apply
># CSS properties to these elements. Authors are recommended to treat
># such support as experimental.
>(CSS2.1 section 3.2.)
>We're waiting for implementation experience. Just like we have been every 
>other time you've asked us how CSS applies to form controls in the past 
>couple of years. :-)

Boris' feedback is probably that applying CSS to form controls is no
fun at all without a specification that defines how to do that...
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