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Re: [css3-page] Inheritance in the page and margin contexts

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:41:50 -0700
Message-ID: <4FD6742E.5040405@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 01/26/2012 07:31 AM, Simon Sapin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Section 5.4 "Cascading in the page context" of the current Paged Media
> ED says:
>
>> Properties that are not explicitly set within the page or margin
>> context take their initial values and do not inherit from any
>> element.
>
> ... while section 7 "Page Properties" say
>
>> Margin boxes inherit from the page context. The page context
>> inherits from the root element.
>
> These are in contradiction, but section 7 then continue:
>
>> However, since the previous revision of CSS Paged Media Level 3 did
>> not specify this point, an implementation that sets inherited
>> properties in the page context to their initial values (as for the
>> root element) is also conformant to CSS Paged Media Level 3.
>
> So although I do not have all the historical context, I think that the later option (@page inherits from :root) is correct,
> and section 5.4 should be updated.

Ok, I've removed that sentence from 5.4.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 11 June 2012 22:42:20 GMT

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