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Re: no-cascade proposition

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2008 11:36:42 +0000
Message-ID: <4944EFCA.2010701@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Jordan Osete wrote:

>    If the 'inherit' value is set on the root element, [or if the
> element's inheritance is disabled by means such as "disable-inheritance:
> all;", ]the property is assigned its initial value.

The initial values tend to be platform/user preference dependent, so, if 
you want tight control of presentation, you will need to specify all the 
relevant initial values explicitly, which negates the value of a don't 
inherit anything property.

David Woolley
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