Re: what happens if first-line contains markup?
> The next-to-last paragraph of section 3.2 of  says:
> A 'STYLE' attribute on an element (see section 1.1 for an example)
> should be considered as if an ID attribute had been specified at the
> of the style sheet.
> which I read as I indicated. Since it goes on to say:
> The UA may choose to honor other stylistic attributes (e.g. 'ALIGN')
> if a 'STYLE' attribute had been used. When in conflict with other
> stylistic attributes, the 'STYLE' attribute should win.
> I would say your interpretation was what they intended, anyway.
> | : http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-css1.html
This raises another question that I've been thinking about for a while -
it says that the STYLE attribute should win. This means that if someone
is silly enough to write
<FONT COLOR="red" STYLE="color: blue"> that they should get blue text.
Or does this sentence only apply to the ALIGN attribute?