Re: Style sheet misuse advice
After a private discussion about what should be the recommended practice in
regards to assigning colors in CSS, Liam, Urban and myself have decided to
post these comments here for public discussion / debate.
The main question is:
If one were to set Text and Link colors using a style sheet, should one
also define the background colors for these elements as well?
On Fri, 24 Jan 1997 11:49:10 +0100, Urban Fredriksson <email@example.com>
>I think my suggestion from yesterday can be simplified:
>a) If you as an author or user set any of:
> BODY color or background, A color or background,
> Set _at least_ all of:
> BODY color, BODY background,
> A:name color, A:name background,
> A:link color, A:link background,
> A:visited color, A:visited background,
> A:active color, A:active background
> (regardless of what you as an author do in the document
> itself, with BODY BGCOLOR, FONT COLOR and the like
> or as a user what other default settings your browser has)
>b) If you as an author or user set the colour of any
> element at all:
> Set both color and background for it.
>For now, I can't think of cases were this will produce
>worse results than "ugly".
> Urban Fredriksson firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.kd.qd.se/%7Egriffon/
Comments appreciated and welcomed.
John Pozadzides email@example.com
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