Re: fallback color for background-image (ISSUE-5)

On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 17:42:24 +0200, Alan Gresley <>  
> For the cases where images are disabled or with a 404 error wouldn't
> background: url(image.png);
> do the same?

No it would not.

> Why have the red background in the first place?

As fallback.

> What actually happens when the image format is not supported?

The fallback color would be used (per the proposal).

> Would the result be similar to what happens with IE6 and transparent png  
> that shows a silver background?

No idea.

> I have forgotten to ask this previously. What is Issue-5?

It's a reference to the issue tracker the CSS WG uses:

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Friday, 4 April 2008 15:48:06 UTC