Re: Proposed extensions to HTML

Mike Piff (M.Piff@sheffield.ac.uk)
Mon, 21 Nov 1994 09:23:47


From: Mike Piff <M.Piff@sheffield.ac.uk>
To: michaelj@relay.relay.com (Michael Johnson), michaelj@relay.relay.com,
Date:          Mon, 21 Nov 1994 09:23:47 
Subject:       Re: Proposed extensions to HTML
Message-Id: <908EC66AC9@Derwent.shef.ac.uk>

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%>>From my point of view (and there are others who share it) the author should
%>NOT be putting their formatting preferences in the document. Those belong in
%>a style sheet. If the user wants to override the author's preferences, then
%>the reader can have their own style sheet which can be merged with that of
%>the author. However, IMHO the reader's style sheet should always win.
%>
So the author refers to item 6a, and the dumb reader only sees F1.
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