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Inherit the Wind

Netscape 4 also failed to understand and support inheritance, the brilliant underlying concept that gives CSS its power. CSS streamlines production and reduces bandwidth by enabling general rules to percolate down the document tree unless the designer specifies otherwise.

For instance, in CSS, you can apply a font face, size, and color to the body selector, and that same face, size, and color will show up in any “child” of the body tag, from <h1> to <p> and beyond—but not in Netscape 4. In Netscape 4, 2 + 2 = 2 + 2, not 4.


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