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

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2011 09:43:14 +1200
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110408214314.GB32687@wok.mcc.id.au>
Aryeh Gregor:
> You use it deliberately as in you want the effect because you think it
> looks nice, or because that's the way it accidentally happened to look
> when someone first wrote the spec however many years ago and nobody
> noticed for a while and then you got used to it and prefer it ex post
> facto?  Not that the latter is invalid, I'm just wondering.

I wasn’t around when the style sheet was first written, so I couldn’t
say, but I assumed it was a deliberate styling choice.  Without
text-decoration-color, that would be the only way to achieve that
effect.

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