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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-cascade][css-pseudo] How does 'inherit' keyword behave in a child of ::first-line?

From: François REMY via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 22:59:20 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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My reading of this is that if Edge fixed the others (unrelated) bugs we have, we would behave as Chrome in this case. My reading of the spec is that the spec says we should behave as Firefox. if --text-color:red applies on ::first-line (it obviously does) then --text-color of the span should be taken from the first line like color does. 

The proposed resolution here was to say that only properties that applies on ::first-line and inherit by default should be transferred, which would still include custom properties like Firefox is doing. 

The reason it doesn't work that way in Edge is that custom properties are not part of the Render Styles, but there is no such "render-style" concept in CSS right now. Chrome is obviously inheriting anything from ::first-line, except for some reason custom properties, so that is not consistent.

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