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Re: background-print

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 17:41:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDKQF0seNSfWLw5eX3zL9-7HKugntAP+_eZ98E5=py+iw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luke Macpherson <macpherson@google.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 5:34 PM, Luke Macpherson <macpherson@google.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1. Make the property only apply to the root element.  This avoids the
>> overkill of having to track this per-element; internally you could
>> instead track this on the document or whatever.
> I think having this per-element instead of on the root element is more
> useful to authors.
> Eg. You're displaying a spreadsheet and you really want to make sure
> the bright red background color on cells highlighting the federal
> budget deficit gets printed.

Ah, that's a good use-case for requesting that a specific part of the
page keeps its colors as specified, while you're okay with the rest of
the document getting changed.

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