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Re: color inheritance from browser settings

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 09:44:57 +0100
Message-Id: <200103120844.JAA03023@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>
cc: www-amaya-dev@w3.org

That bug was introduced in the last release and it's fixed now in the CVS
base. A next release should be available soon.

> It seems that the background color setting is not picked up
> by elements from the browser setting.  For example if I set
> my background to grey in the browser  and display a page
> such as http://www.w3.org   most of the background areas
> are grey but some are WHITE --- these seem to be where 
>   blocks of titles or hyperlinks occur. 
> It may be due to w3 setting every background-color when they
>    set color (which is correct for accessibility) but then they
>   forgot to set the basic document to white ....   
> It is perhaps a w3 authoring problem and not Amaya but if
> staff could check by setting UA background to grey and 
> then accessing the w3.org site to see what i am seeing
> and then deciding on whose problem it is ...
> thank you !
> 
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://www.cgocable.net/~jrussel
> Mystery readers may want to click on DOROTHYL
> 

-- 
     Irene.
Received on Monday, 12 March 2001 03:45:00 UTC

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