Clipping and Inheritance in CSS2

Tim Bagot writes:

 > Some properties can be specified relative to an inherited value (e.g. 
 > font-weight bolder or lighter). Should the new value be clipped (if this
 > is necessary) before or after it is passed on to children?

Before. The child element inherits the value which is actually being
used on the screen (or in print etc). So clipping, approximations,
(un)availability of fonts may influence the inherited value..



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Received on Saturday, 22 November 1997 17:32:59 UTC