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Re: [CSS21] [Section 6.2.1] inherit keyword versus specified value instead of computed value of its parent's property

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 14:39:08 +0200
To: "W3C style mailing list" <www-style@w3.org>, "Anton Prowse" <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Cc: www-style@gtalbot.org, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Message-ID: <op.vvqaripmbunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Thu, 19 May 2011 00:48:18 +0200, Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>  

> No change in behaviour has been introduced; it's simply that the new  
> text lacks a bit of clarity.

> The problem is that fantasai's proposed change defines the specified  
> value to be the same as "the property for the element's parent", which  
> is itself unclear: does it mean the same as the specified value of the  
> parent property, or the same as the computed value of the parent  
> property?

After taking a second look, I agree that the latter must have been what  
was meant. However, I disagree that the sentence is unclear, it's just  
plain wrong.

Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Thursday, 19 May 2011 12:39:55 UTC

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