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Re: plain text has its points

From: Charles F. Munat <coder@acnet.net>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 1998 19:54:36 -0600
Message-ID: <006c01be224f$906a5100$261172a7@acnet.net>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Chris Kreussling wrote:
>I've found that larger sites increasingly include a "printable" version of
complex documents. This is often closer to plaintext than the Web version,
the full-text of a multi-part document, or both. This is another "both/and"
instead of an "either/or" situation. I want *both* the multi-part,
segmented, layered and hyperlinked versoin, and the single, simple
downloadable version.
>

XML and stylesheets should make this easy to do. (Well, ok, possible to do.)
The various parts could be stored in different fragments of a document and
included in a series of web pages, but a META link could link to a page that
pulled all the fragments together into one for printing or other uses.

Also, increased options for META data could make linking all the parts of a
document together for a printing option more viable.

C. Munat
Received on Monday, 7 December 1998 21:13:40 GMT

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