W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > November 2011

Re: [css4-ui] Styling the caret

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 15:03:57 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDFq8Xe2EDQ-QuUKgwj7nY6KcUwaTXXNswzk5TpwF5vjA@mail.gmail.com>
To: tantek@cs.stanford.edu
Cc: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> 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.

Hm.  Actually, you're right.  'auto' values are used not when the
value is just UA-dependent (because UA stylesheets handle that fine)
but rather when the default value depends on other stuff.  This "other
stuff" may also be UA-dependent, of course.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 23:04:46 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:20:46 GMT