Re: Inheritance of column attributes

Scott E. Preece (
Thu, 25 Jan 1996 10:21:51 -0600

From: David Seibert <>
| Why should column attributes be inherited over row attributes? I don't
| think it makes sense to set a fixed preference for either. An ideal
| style sheet proposal would let the author of the document determine which
| takes precedence on a table-by-table basis, rather than fixing it
| arbitrarily. It wouldn't be much harder to do this than to support
| either fixed-precedence option, so this should certainly be a feature of
| more advanced versions of CSS.

I don't care which has precedence so long as it's specified or specifiable.