Re: CSS 2: priorities in cascading order

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