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   Re: FOs again

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  • From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
  • To: amyzing@talsever.com
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 00:27:43 +0100 (BST)

Amy Lewis writes:
 > Thesis: XML, unlike HTML as practiced on the web, contains no implicit
 > styling embedded in its tags (I'm thinking of things like lists,
 > horizontal rules, and tables, which are at least as much stylistic
 > tags as they are logical tags).

gracious. you must see different XML from me. I think your thesis
cannot be defended

 > Summary: keep it simple, finish it soon, and focus on display on
 > electronic devices with default behavior for other display types;
 > make it extensible to provide finer control both on display (as
 > desired) and on other devices.

sounds to me as if you are describing CSS rather precisely.


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