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   RE: [xml-dev] Does WTSIWYG make simplicity moot?

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> I've been conflicted about this kind of stuff for a long time, but at
> this point I've concluded that markup takes more forms than XML, and
> that CSS is probably better served by the choice of markup 
> that it made
> than it would be with piles of attributes, even if they were 
> put into a
> CSS namespace or somesuch.

I think there's a difference, though, between this :

     style="stroke: black; fill:none;"/>

(which really add any legibility at all) and this:

<path d="
	M 300.75 412.25 
	L 294.75 412.25 
	L 294.75 406.25 
	L 300.75 406.25 
	L 300.75 412.25 

which is much easier to read than if it were split up into

But, as you say, the debate is de facto lost anyhow.  Far be it from the
likes of me to criticize a Recommendation authored by the perfectly enmeshed
(enmashed?) intellects of close to 40 people, some of whom may have been
subtly influenced by the syntax of a certain company's proprietary language.

Dang! That was dripping in sarcasism, wasn't it?   Another timeout for


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