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Re: colors

From: (wrong string) äper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 21:39:02 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <098501c2c0f6$418ea370$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: <www-validator-css@w3.org>

Bjoern Hoehrmann:
>   * { color: lightgreen }
>   * { background-color: lightgreen }
> in the current validator, it complains `lightgreen` is not a valid color
> for `color` while it accepts it for background-color.

X11 color names are also accepted in 'border' and all the border-*
properties that accept color values, ditto 'outline' and text-shadow. Did I
forget a property that takes <color> as a value?

> using the CSS Level 3 profile both should be valid.


Btw.: As soon as CSS 2.1 is finished, will there be a separate profile for
How's CSS3 going to be dealt with: will the profile be constantly updated as
soon as a module becomes CR/PR/TR?

Christoph Päper
Received on Tuesday, 21 January 2003 11:26:23 UTC

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