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RE: [css3-multicol] initial value of 'column-rule-color'

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:54:13 +0000
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178291BE11BDE@TK5EX14MBXC221.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[L. David Baron:]
 
> Øyvind previously raised this issue as point (2) in
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Mar/0198.html .
> (Point (1) was addressed, but point (2) was not.)
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-multicol/#column-rule-color currently
> says:
>   # Initial:    same as for ‘color’ property [CSS21]
> 
> I believe it should instead say:
>   # Initial:    currentColor
> as http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-background/#the-border-color does.
> 
> 
> It seems far better for column-rule-color to follow the current foreground
> color by default than to use the browser's default color by default.

Agree.

> That's also at least what Gecko does.
> 
And IE10.

Received on Monday, 16 July 2012 17:54:45 GMT

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