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RE: XHTML documents + XSL (or CSS) stylesheets

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 15:39:07 -0400
Message-Id: <200007261936.PAA18175@hesketh.net>
To: "Larry Masinter" <masinter@attlabs.att.com>, <mmurata@trl.ibm.co.jp>
Cc: <www-html-editor@w3.org>, <mark.baker@canada.sun.com>, <dan@dankohn.com>
At 12:10 PM 7/26/00 -0700, Larry Masinter wrote:
>>   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?
>I don't think it is really 'outside the scope' of this specification.
>How about if you just remove the last sentence?

I'm not sure the draft loses anything by removing that sentence, but I'd
strongly oppose putting 'selection and invocation' into this specification.

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 15:36:34 UTC

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