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Re: Linking to stylesheets in XML

From: Bill Smith <bsmith@atlantic-82.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 09:34:52 -0700 (PDT)
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <libSDtMail.9704220934.5404.bsmith@atlantic-82>
Terry Allen wrote:

> Email was one of the requirements but not the only one, and it is a 

Actually, it was the only one. 

Both the chair (Ed Levinson) and the Area Director (John Klensin) made this 
painfully clear at the last MIME/SGML meeting that I attended (Dallas).

The encap proposal (the 3 experimental RFCs Paul Grosso mentioned) is 
well-suited to email. It is not well-suited to Web applications as Lee has 
pointed out. The problem with encap is that it is not well-suited to serial 
devices like tape drives and the web.
Received on Tuesday, 22 April 1997 12:35:19 UTC

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