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Re: Print With XBL (was: XBL in CSS)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 20:47:53 +0000 (UTC)
To: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0608182047130.25313@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 18 Aug 2006, Doug Schepers wrote:
> XBL is about presenting content, and print is just another presentation 
> format. For instance, if I have an org chart in my own XML format, and 
> supply XBL templates, it might display as a set of connected boxes in 
> SVG or as tables in HTML, and I would like that, not the original XML, 
> to print out.
> This is not a use case that is currently addressed, but perhaps it 
> should be.

Yup, XBL handles printing in the same way it handles screen or other 
media. It's media-independent.

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