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   Re: [xml-dev] Future of XSL-FO at W3C??

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David Carlisle wrote:
>>If a document / page / site is to be re-styled it is much easier, and more 
>>efficient, to simply change an external CSS style sheet than to adjust 
>>presentation attributes everywhere in a document.
> If you were restyling the source document I'd agree, but how on earth do
> you restyle the generated FO?  Pretty much everything in sight is an
> fo:block so the only way to get a handle on it for css would be to
> generate class attributes somewhere and restyling probably means
> generating a different set of class attributes, so you'd still need to
> go back and change your xslt stylesheet.

A class attribute can be multi-valued so with a good CSS design you must 
be able to get away with it by editing CSS files only.

In any case, I'm sure having the choice of using CSS would be 
appreciated by developers.




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