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Re: Printing and background colors/images

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:28:20 -0500
Message-ID: <4D63F234.8090704@mit.edu>
To: ifette@google.com
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 2/22/11 12:17 PM, Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ) wrote:
> 3. Add an explicit new property, like print-background. Pros: Explicit,
> wouldn't cause unexpected behaviour by starting to print a bunch of
> backgrounds that users didn't intend to print. Also relatively
> straight-forward implementation wise. Easy to understand. Cons: This
> property would be meaningless outside of a print media context, so
> semantically it feels a bit odd.

For what it's worth, we have other media-specific properties already 
(e.g. page-break-*).

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 22 February 2011 17:29:26 GMT

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