Re: Automatic Entry and Forms -Reply

Mike Wexler (mwexler@frame.com)
Fri, 01 Mar 1996 15:38:53 -0800


Message-Id: <9603012338.AA20998@orion>
To: Jim Taylor <JHTaylor@videodiscovery.com>
Cc: carl@chage.com, www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Automatic Entry and Forms -Reply 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 01 Mar 1996 15:16:05 PST."
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Date: Fri, 01 Mar 1996 15:38:53 -0800
From: Mike Wexler <mwexler@frame.com>

> But what if the author wants to distinguish between style and data
> element? If I didn't like red, underlined, blinking part numbers (and
> I'm sure I wouldn't :-) but I still wanted to use the standard so the
> fields would be auto-filled, how would I identify the information
> without having the style applied? Are styles independent of the class
> attribute or are they implied by it? (I still haven't assimilated
> Style Sheets and CSS....)
In theory at least, the content, HTML, and the style sheet, CSS,
are independent. The style sheet can say things like make all
H1s that are class, "foo", red. The HTML document can point to a style
sheet, but the user can override that with their own personal style 
sheet.