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RE: [css3-text] Underlines match the color of the text (was Allow control of text-decoration width

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 01:29:48 -0400
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A592E245B36A8949BDB0A302B375FB4E0AB3D55A95@MAILR001.mail.lan>
I understand there's a compatibility issue. But if matching underline colors to the color of text is oftentimes desired behavior, we could add another value to avoid compatibility issues like this:

  text-decoration-color: textColor

I'm not sure if it's important enough to justify the cost, but both Word and In Design behaving so makes me believe it is more common than CSS 2.1 way.

Is this wrong, or not too important given its cost?


Regards,
Koji

-----Original Message-----
From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net] 
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2011 8:03 AM
To: Koji Ishii
Cc: Aryeh Gregor; www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [css3-text] Underlines match the color of the text (was Allow control of text-decoration width

On 04/07/2011 12:21 PM, Koji Ishii wrote:
>
> For color, I'm not sure which is the right behavior. Do you have any 
> clues, references, or anything else we can determine the right 
> behavior?

The color behavior of underlines in CSS is not really up for discussion. This is clearly specified in CSS2.1. And I object to making style behave differently.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 8 April 2011 05:31:51 GMT

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