[whatwg] <reset> element?

James Graham jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Dec 15 09:35:06 PST 2006

Dean Edwards wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Dec 2006 18:08:35 +0100, Dean Edwards <dean at edwards.name> 
>> wrote:
>>> Thoughts?
>> My thought is that this is a CSS issue and not a markup issue.
> It feels right to fix it with markup. Maybe <reset> does not give the 
> right semantic meaning? But I hate the word "widget" so a <widget> tag 
> is out of the question. :-)

But this element would be purely for the purpose of interacting with CSS so it 
does indeed seem to be a CSS issue. Maybe CSS could support a rule like


to break the inheritance chain.

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