Specifying style notation in <link>

Hakon Lie (howcome@w3.org)
Fri, 1 Dec 1995 14:36:15 +0100


Date: Fri, 1 Dec 1995 14:36:15 +0100
Message-Id: <199512011336.OAA14882@www4.inria.fr>
To: mseaton@inforamp.net
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Specifying style notation in <link>
In-Reply-To: <199511300501.AAA18380@malone.inforamp.net>
From: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>

Michael Seaton writes:

 > There should also be some way of associating a style sheet with certain
 > display properties or platforms, although it is not clear to me how 
 > this could be gone about. 

We plan to have support for multiple media inside CSS2. Citing from [1]:

> Could one come up with a simple set of binary conditions to describe
> an output medium? How about:
> 
>      color, mono, gray 
>      hicolor (>8 bits), medcolor (8 bits), locolor(<8 bits) 
>      paper, tty, bitmap, speech, braille 
>      hires, lores 
>      overhead 
> 
> Then, conditional rules could look like: 
> 
>   :hires & color & bitmap:
>     H1 { font-size: 4 }
> 
>   :paper:
>     H1 { font-size: 24pt }
> 
>   :overhead:
>     h1 { font-size: 60pt }


[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/Style/css/draft5.html

Regards,

-h&kon

Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France
http://www.w3.org/People/howcome  howcome@w3.org