[whatwg] [html5] Rendering of interactive content

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Feb 11 06:44:38 PST 2009

Smylers wrote:
> That is precisely an instance of an author setting a background colour
> without a foreground colour -- specifically the author set the
> background colour used on links without setting the foreground colour
> for links.
> If an author sets a background colour then she needs to set the
> foreground colour for all text that appears on it, anywhere.

Sorry, but that's just not reasonable.  Especially because some of the 
text is not even stylable directly by the author (but might be by the UA 


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