Dotted Border Problem in Firefox 3?

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Posted on February 20, 2008 12:37 AM in Browsers
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For the past few nights I've noticed something different about many of my websites while browsing in the latest Minefield builds (which correspond to the forthcoming Firefox 3 release). Tonight I finally put my finger on it: my dotted link underlines have been converted to solid underlines.

Here's what the current CSS rule at this site looks like, for example:

a {
 color: #FFF0D3;
 border-bottom: 1px dotted #FED271;
 text-decoration: none;
}

This has worked as expected in Firefox 2, Opera and even IE7 for quite a while, so it's an odd feeling to see it rendered as a solid line in the latest Minefield builds.

Unfortunately, I can't really find anything official on the issue in the usual places, so I guess, for the moment at least, I need to just write it off to a bug in the current Gecko code until I find or hear something more official from someone in the know.

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