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(wrong string) ‚€œsynonyms‚€

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:24:11 -0800
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Cc: www-style CSS <www-style@w3.org>
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>

On Feb 10, 2008, at 2:01 PM, David Woolley wrote:

>> Try as I might, I can't fathom how my proposed syntax, which is  
>> basically a way of creating and using placeholders for CSS text,  
>> could
>
> The user style sheet may already have style rules for the new  
> elements which are not the same as those for the elements to which  
> they are equated.  The substitution rules need to be defined such  
> that the users rule for the new element always overrides any user  
> rule that gets modified to select the new element.

That sounds like a pretty marginal edge case, but if the user and the  
author both specified the contents of the same-named  variable or  
constant, then I would expect the user's assignment to take precedence. 
Received on Monday, 11 February 2008 15:24:24 GMT

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