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Re: fallback color for background-image (ISSUE-5)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 16:40:14 +0200
To: "Alan Gresley" <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t83cdcva64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 16:24:48 +0200, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>  
> So the slash / would indicate that a UA falls back to the transparent  
> background?

No, it would fall back to a red color in my example.

> Is this for users who have disabled background images?

It's for whenever the specified background image does not apply, as I  
understand it. This could be because images are disabled, because the  
image format is not supported, because the resource returns a 404, etc.

> Can you clearly define why you in some cases use this?
> background:url(...);

If I want all other background properties to use the initial value.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 4 April 2008 14:40:54 UTC

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