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Re: [css4-ui] Styling the caret

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:01:18 +0000
Message-ID: <2016825871-1322694079-cardhu_decombobulator_blackberry.rim.net-400635858-@b17.c18.bise6.blackberry>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>,"Lea Verou" <leaverou@gmail.com>
Cc: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>,"www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
I'd tend to disagree. 'color' doesn't need auto. It's different from 'outline' in many ways (typically more content than interface).

Also, we use UA default stylesheets to often define default behavior rather than putting 'auto' on every property.

Tantek

-----Original Message-----
From: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:35:34 
To: Lea Verou<leaverou@gmail.com>
Cc: <robert@ocallahan.org>; www-style list<www-style@w3.org>
Subject: Re: [css4-ui] Styling the caret

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 2:27 PM, Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30/11/11 07:46, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 2:30 AM, Lea Verou<leaverou@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Yes, of course, an `auto` value is needed as well, same as in outlines.
>>>
>>> On second thought, wouldn't that be the same as `initial`, since the
>>> initial
>>> value is UA-dependent?
>>
>> We usually prefer to be explicit about UA-dependence with an 'auto' value.
>
> Then we might need to change color to include one as well:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-color/#foreground


If we were writing 'color' today, we would.  That ship has long since
sailed, though.

~TJ

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