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[css3-multicol] initial value of 'column-rule-color'

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:17:47 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120715221747.GA3615@crum.dbaron.org>
ร˜yvind previously raised this issue as point (2) in
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Mar/0198.html .
(Point (1) was addressed, but point (2) was not.)

http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-multicol/#column-rule-color currently
  # Initial:    same as for โ€˜colorโ€™ property [CSS21]

I believe it should instead say:
  # Initial:    currentColor
as http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-background/#the-border-color does.

It seems far better for column-rule-color to follow the current
foreground color by default than to use the browser's default color
by default.  That's also at least what Gecko does.


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