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[whatwg] Lists and legal documents

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2010 10:48:06 -0500
Message-ID: <4B6EE0B6.9050806@mit.edu>
On 2/6/10 9:13 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Nah, rules in<style>  elements have the same strength as any other
> author rule, which means that *any* user rule will override it.

That's not true.  The precedence goes (from least to most important):

   author !important
   user !important

>   In the end, *any* CSS-generated marker will fail if viewed in a
> non-CSS UA, which still isn't acceptable for things like legal
> documents.

This seems like a much bigger problem, yes.  ;)

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