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Re: CSS 3 color module and deprecation of "system" colors

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Sat, 17 May 2008 09:40:09 -0700
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080517164009.GA19908@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Saturday 2008-05-17 10:18 +0100, David Woolley wrote:
> L. David Baron wrote:
>> On Monday 2008-05-12 20:48 -0700, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>>> I propose to 1) keep system colors (at least basic set) and
>>
>> They're still there, just deprecated.
>
> I don't think they should be deprecated in user agent style sheets,
> as such style sheets need to be able to describe the use of standard  
> platform widgets, especially if the colours are configurable.

The point is that they're not sufficient to describe the appearance
of standard platform widgets, so such user-agent style sheets should
use the 'appearance' property instead.

-David

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