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Re: inherit:normal/inherit:none

From: Zoffix Znet <zoffix@zoffix.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 10:24:48 -0400
To: Barney Carroll <barney@textmatters.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <1181226288.6744.93.camel@zoffix>

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On Thu, 2007-07-06 at 13:01 +0100, Barney Carroll wrote:
> Zoffix Znet wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 16:58 +0100, Barney Carroll wrote:
> >> Something that I've often wanted is to clear the cascades.
> >>
> > 
> > I see this being asked about in IRC help channels, however I never had a
> > need for something like this. Can you provide any real life examples
> > where such functionality would be needed?
> 
> A full 'quotation' from another site, for example; a little 
> pseudo-iframe (driven by AJAX or server-side code, or somesuch); a piece 
> of example/demonstration markup; etc. etc.
> 
> The idea would be that, rather than the user specifying massive 'reset' 
> styles with whatever complexity of specificity, the styles could simply 
> stop recurring at this point. It would be a lot healthier for the 
> computing (no need to apply a million contradictory styles from this 
> point onwards, just stop the cascade here), and the user could rely on 
> the same clean sheet of browser defaults that the styles start from in 
> the first place.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Barney

I agree it would be useful in this case. I think this will more depend
of how hard it is to implement such thing and whether or not this will
be "worth it"
-- 
        Thank you for your time.
                Regards, Zoffix Znet
                ( http://zoffix.com , http://haslayout.net )
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