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Re: Teaching XHTML/CSS (was Re: Promotion of XHTML)

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 16:25:36 -0700 (MST)
To: Drew McLellan <dru@dreamweaverfever.com>
cc: public-evangelist@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.44.0301011621510.64985-100000@measurement-factory.com>

On Wed, 1 Jan 2003, Drew McLellan wrote:

> John Colby wrote:
>
> > And the even lazier way is to make another all enveloping CSS bag whihc
> > can contain multiple XHTML content documents - but the CSS can apply to
> > more than one XHTML content document, so look and feel is easier if you
> > want to change it.
>
> I'm not sure the CSS should be a bag that contains XHTML documents
> ..  that seems wrong.
>
> CSS is the way the boxes are presented - maybe the table they sit
> on.
>
> Turn the table round through 90 degrees, and you have a different
> view of the same objects (media="voice"). Rotate the table again,
> and we have another view of the same objects (media="print"). Rotate
> again, and we have yet another view (media="handheld").

Yeah. And then give students several differently colored glasses to
represent client-side styles (and make one set not transparent to
represent blind folks?).

$0.02,

Alex.

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