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Re: background-print

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 08:47:09 -0700
Message-ID: <4E4A90FD.10905@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 08/15/2011 06:19 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 5:20 PM, HÃ¥kon Wium Lie<howcome@opera.com>  wrote:
>> For example, the user setting could have three alternatives:
>>
>>   1) do not print any background images
>>   2) only print background images marked as important
>>   3) always print background images
>
> Are you intending that browsers default to (1) or (2)?
>
> At least in Webkit, we're aiming for (2) (by default, print
> backgrounds when the author requests).  However, I suspect there's
> already a decent number of pages that use !important in 'background'
> for some reason or another, and thus will end up printing backgrounds
> somewhat randomly.

This also doesn't address 'color', which, if the background is
going to be ignored, needs to be tweaked. I believe existing code
tries to maintain the hue, so this cannot be expressed in CSS.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:47:38 GMT

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