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Re: Acid2 and css3-background

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 01:02:39 +0000 (UTC)
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: fantasai@inkedblade.net, www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0902200100440.6186@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, L. David Baron wrote:
> So it turns out that Acid2 actually starts failing once we implement
> the css3-background version of background-color, because it has a
> test with:
>      .parser { background: red pink; }
> which is legal in
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-background/#the-background-color-property
> at least according to the current draft syntax.
> I'd suggest maybe changing it to "red pink pink"?

I'll look into changing the test, but I have to say that "background: red 
pink" is really unintuitive. Even after reading the spec I don't fully 
understand what it does. Shouldn't it be on the background-image property? 
It seems it would cascade badly if set on backgrond-color, too.

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