Re: Combining across markup?

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Tue Aug 10 2004 - 19:11:05 CDT

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    Philipp Reichmuth wrote:

    > What am I supposed do when I need a black a with a red macron? Or for a
    > less obscure example, an Arabic text with the letters correctly ligated,
    > in black, and the vowel marks in another colour, such as in practically
    > *any* printed edition of the Koran?
    > Philipp

    If this is important, rather than trying to overload the current markup,
    the way to make this possible is to propose to W3C a new style property
    for CSS so that you could have:
    <span style="color: rgb(0,0,0); mark-color: rgb(255,0,0);">Some Arabic

    - Chris

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