Re: <PAGE> proposal

Eric S. Raymond (esr@locke.ccil.org)
Sat, 23 Dec 1995 11:00:40 -0500 (EST)


From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@locke.ccil.org>
Message-Id: <199512231600.LAA20805@locke.ccil.org>
Subject: Re: <PAGE> proposal
To: george_paap@riscgate.sps.mot.com (George Paap)
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 1995 11:00:40 -0500 (EST)
Cc: www-html@w3.org, Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu
In-Reply-To: <n1392435641.23132@riscgate.sps.mot.com> from "George Paap" at Dec 23, 95 02:42:42 am

> I agree to some extent, but I find the idea of document controlled pagination
> limiting, regardless of the technical implementation.

This objection, and all others like it, fails to address one of my central
points.  Please try to stop thinking of <PAGE> as document-controlled
pagination (though I certainly want to use it that way) and start thinking
of it as an attempt to decouple display behavior from underlying file 
representation.
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