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Re: CSS 2: priorities in cascading order

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 11:43:40 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199712191643.LAA07891@access4.digex.net>
To: w3c-wai-hc@w3.org (HC team)
to follow up on what Jason White said:

> 'Option 1' I take to be that which changes the definition of
> !important; so that it only has effect when used within a
> reader's style sheet (any use of !important; in an author's
> style sheet would thus be ignored, and the author's rules would
> all have normal weight, thereby giving precedence to the
> reader's explicitly important rules). This is the option which
> I prefer.

Is it really necessary to nullify all use of !important by the author?
Would it be sufficient if

	a) a !important asserted by the user beats a !important
	asserted before the document got to the user.

	b) a !important beats any level of specificity.

??

-- Al Gilman
Received on Friday, 19 December 1997 11:44:10 UTC

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