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RE: XHTML documents + XSL (or CSS) stylesheets

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 09:26:02 -0400
Message-Id: <200007261323.JAA28725@hesketh.net>
To: mmurata@trl.ibm.co.jp
Cc: mmurata@trl.ibm.co.jp, masinter@attlabs.att.com, www-html-editor@w3.org, mark.baker@canada.sun.com, dan@dankohn.com
At 07:53 PM 7/26/00 +0900, mmurata@trl.ibm.co.jp wrote:
>I would propose something like this:
>  An XML document labelled as text/xml or application/xml may contain
>  namespace declarations, stylesheet-linking PIs, and schema
>  information among others.  For example, an XML document may have the 
>  XHTML namespace and has a reference to a CSS stylesheet.  Such an
>  XML document may be handled by application programs, each of which
>  may relate to some of the namespaces, stylesheets, and schemata.  
>  However, selection and invocation of such application programs is 
>  outside the scope of this specification.
>How do you feel?

It's all true, and I see no problems with it, unless someone starts
shouting that selection and invocation belong in our spec.  I don't think
that will happen, however, and this provides a nice degree of cover.

>I think that we should revise the latest I-D soon.

I agree, though I think we have to wait until after this week's IETF
meeting to submit.

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books
Received on Wednesday, 26 July 2000 09:23:29 UTC

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