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RE: [css3-background] Default shadow color

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 23:11:54 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Estelle Weyl <estelle@weyl.org>
CC: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org CSS" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FA122FEC823D524CB516E4E0374D9DCF16D318AE@TK5EX14MBXC138.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
But people are suggesting that it be required rather than optional.

Which gets to the root of it...

If the currently somewhat-interoperable implementation is "bad", then we should considering just making it a required parameter if we're too soft-willed to define it.

Leaving this UA-defined is bad for the web 2 years from now, IMO.

- Brian


> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of fantasai
> Sent: Friday, March 04, 2011 2:10 PM
> To: Estelle Weyl
> Cc: Brad Kemper; Sylvain Galineau; www-style@w3.org CSS
> Subject: Re: [css3-background] Default shadow color
> 
> On 03/03/2011 07:52 PM, Estelle Weyl wrote:
> > Yes, it is a hack,
> > but the point i am trying to make is that it is easier to declare a
> > drop shadow of grey for all your text than to determine what color the
> > text is if you do want to use a drop shadow that is equivalent to
> > currentColor..
> 
> Um, you just specify currentColor?
> 
>    text-shadow: 0 0 1px currentColor;
> 
> Nobody's saying this should be disallowed.
> 
> ~fantasai
> 

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