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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 17:47:29 +0200
To: "Alan Gresley" <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t83fhfpo64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 17:42:24 +0200, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>  
> For the cases where images are disabled or with a 404 error wouldn't
> background: url(image.png);
> do the same?

No it would not.

> Why have the red background in the first place?

As fallback.

> What actually happens when the image format is not supported?

The fallback color would be used (per the proposal).

> Would the result be similar to what happens with IE6 and transparent png  
> that shows a silver background?

No idea.

> I have forgotten to ask this previously. What is Issue-5?

It's a reference to the issue tracker the CSS WG uses:


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 4 April 2008 15:48:06 UTC

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