One more HTML question

Chris Rees utisoft at
Thu Jun 24 08:16:00 BST 2010

On 24 June 2010 04:19, Mr. J. Michael Morse <michael at> wrote:
> In the source code of the webpage I made with Kompozer, sometimes colors
> are referenced like this:
> style="direction: ltr; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: rgb(125,
> 166, 71);"
> and other times like this:
> <font color="#5e11a6">
> What's the scoop?
> Michael

The 'color' attribute of an element is deprecated, and CSS (your
former example) is preferred for the future.

Many HTML writers are transitioning, but some parts obviously get
missed or left behind.

File a bug report when you've checked that there isn't one already and
that you have the latest upstream version.


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