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by Eric A. Meyer
ISBN 1-56592-622-6
First edition, published May 2000.
(See the catalog page for this book.)

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Table of Contents

Copyright Page
Preface
Chapter 1: HTML and CSS
Chapter 2: Selectors and Structure
Chapter 3: Units and Values
Chapter 4: Text Properties
Chapter 5: Fonts
Chapter 6: Colors and Backgrounds
Chapter 7: Boxes and Borders
Chapter 8: Visual Formatting
Chapter 9: Positioning
Chapter 10: CSS2: A Look Ahead
Chapter 11: CSS in Action
Appendix A: CSS Resources
Appendix B: HTML 2.0 Style Sheet
Appendix C: CSS1 Properties
Appendix D: CSS Support Chart
Index
when sending a file. However, since the vast majority of web servers use a file's extension to decide which MIME type to use when sending the file, it obviously becomes important to have a friendly server configuration.

If an external style sheet is sent using the wrong MIME type, the style sheet gets mangled into something unusable. If you find that you're having this problem, then you'll need to contact your ISP and explain the problem. If they refuse to fix it, try Colophon


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7.4.1.2. Falling back on solid

There is one interesting thing about CSS that can make life difficultfor authors. According to CSS1, a user agent is allowed to interpretany value of border-style (besidesnone) as solid. Because of thisallowance, a user agent that is technically CSS1-compliant coulddisplay the following as all solid:

P.new3 {border-style: ridge dashed double;}

The result shown in Figure 7-35 wouldn't be