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   Re: [xml-dev] XML Data Modellling/Linking

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Ben Trafford wrote:

> At 12:47 PM 10/22/2004, DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO) wrote:
>> Not when you're sending the data to a mobile phone screen that only 
>> has one
>> font. Assumptions about visual styling can still get you into trouble, 
>> which
>> is why you use a different stylesheet to convert your semantic markup to
>> whatever the mobile phone can handle, both in terms of visual styling and
>> linking.
>         Definitely a good point.
>         I've always liked the fallback mechanism the Open eBook 
> publication format uses 
> (http://www.openebook.org/oebps/oebps1.2/index.htm). The idea is that 
> you can specify display elements with alternate elements, depending on 
> the device viewing said element.
>         That'd be quite handy on the Web, methinks. I'm surprised it 
> hasn't been picked up, especially in regards to the display of alternate 
> stylesheets. Sadly, this is still in the purview of scripting tricks.

Why scripting tricks? e.g.






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