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   Re: [xml-dev] limits of the generic

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On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 04:29:34PM -0400, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> Opera lets you do that quite easily today using CSS for both the DocBook
> display and the linking functionality (extensions to CSS), actually.  No
> need for more.
> link {
>       -set-link-source:attr(href);
>       -use-link-source:current;
>      }

Great! If that simple addition to CSS were widely implemented in
browsers, delivering XML to the client might become a reasonable
proposition. And XSLT could be reserved for cases where its power is
really needed.

Is there any plan to add this functionality to the CSS specs? And if
not, why not?

Matt Gushee
Englewood, Colorado, USA


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