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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (FOR-763) forrest css cross-browser handling of inheritance
Date Sun, 12 Feb 2006 22:58:48 GMT
> Thorsten Scherler commented on FOR-763:
> ---------------------------------------
>  Is this still an open issue (like stated from Ross and David skins are slowly dying)?

Please don't associate with individual people.
Decisions about project direction are made by
the community.

Is there a "css inheritance" issue with a dispatcher-enabled
site? If not, then please add a comment to say so.

> Will resolve (wont fix) it after a week from now.
> lazy consensus active.

I think that the issue should remain open. Someone might
need to continue with skins for a while, i.e. all those
people who went against our advice and developed their
own skins.

If one of those people wants to fix this open issue
then they can.

> > forrest css cross-browser handling of inheritance
> > -------------------------------------------------
> >
> >          Key: FOR-763
> >          URL:
> >      Project: Forrest
> >         Type: Bug
> >   Components: Skins (general issues)
> >     Versions: 0.7
> >  Environment: browsers: IE, Mozilla Firefox, no others tested
> >     Reporter: helena
> >     Priority: Trivial
> >
> > There appears to be a difference between the handling of css inheritance on Internet
Explorer versus Mozilla  Firefox. Tigris was being used however there is nothing wrong with
tigris, it simply does not handle all browsers and could be added to by someone all knowing
on client -side dev.
> > Easily solved by making css more specific where necessary.
> > Worth a QA if app  end user client  unknown. This was a significant UI bug on one
of my live sites.
> > Luckily caught within a few hours of latest build but by a user. eek. Added Firefox
to my debugging routine.

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