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Re: 'role' should be property

From: Dannii <curiousdannii@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 22:25:01 +1000
Message-ID: <af3e73120705230525n1d2b03dfo945f44ff067b0695@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 5/23/07, Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> Isn't the reason simply that CSS = CSS = "Cascading Style Sheets",
> a medium through which to express /style/ (which is inherently
> presentational) ?  You could posit (say) CWS (Cascading whatever
> sheets) that have the same syntax as CSS but which allow aspects
> other than style to be defined, but by conflating dissimilar ideas
> you would weaken both ...
>
I like this idea. Microformats/roles/whatever all seem to require a lot of
extra markup, whatever type it ends up being. If you plan to style the
content as well as express it's meaning you can end up with lots of
attributes.
Received on Wednesday, 23 May 2007 12:25:04 UTC

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