[thelist] revisited: css positioning

Mark Groen mark at markgroen.com
Fri Jun 28 01:07:05 CDT 2002

> When validating the above page for CSS however (just click link on
> right), I get an error where it says background not specified with
> color. Yet the way my CSS is nested, both are specified.
> My question is, do I need to specify both of these in the same class?
> It seems otherwise my nesting isn't being recognized for some reason.

Easiest way around that is whenever you have color:#foo; specified in a
class, add background-color:transparent; right after and it should validate. I
know it seems you shouldn't have to with proper nesting, but there is
somewhere in the specs that says it needs to be specified every time IIRC.

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