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Re: no-cascade proposition

From: Jordan Osete <jor@joozt.net>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 09:37:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4943745D.5090301@joozt.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
> Jordan Osete wrote:
>>    disable-inheritance: none | all;
>>
>> The advantage of using "none" and "all" is that it could later be 
>> extended to a list of properties, if really needed.
>
> Is that supposed to disable inheritance of only properties that are 
> inherited by default (such that specifying "inherit" for such a 
> property would have a different behavior from specifying nothing)?
>
> -Boris
>
>
Well, I thought it could just do "as if" the given element was a root 
element (had no parent), and thus considered to have nothing to inherit 
from.

Brad Kemper wrote :
> It would still have to inherit from the user agent style sheet though, 
> wouldn't it? Otherwise, IIUC, headlines and paragraphs would look the 
> same, and everything would be online by default. Until all those 
> properties were explicitly set for the object.
>
> Sent from my iPhone 
Hm yes, i suppose it is how it would be.
Received on Saturday, 13 December 2008 08:38:28 GMT

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