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Re: rawhide firefox and background colour of webpages (CSS broken?)



On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 12:15 +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Kyrre Ness Sjobak <kyrre solution-forge net> wrote:
> > Background color on several webpages (phpBB forums f.ex.) are now
> > grayish. Not white (?) as they should be, judging from the white
> > "border" around buttons.
> 
> Those web pages are broken. They assume that the default background
> colour the browser chooses is white. This assumption does not hold.
> If they want a white background they have to say so.

This is an interesting development, since early web browsers always used
to render the default background as a grey colour - I remember seeing
this in Mosaic, the NeXTstep browser (can't remember its name) and early
Netscape.

	Nigel.
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