Re: Automatic Entry and Forms -Reply

Walter Ian Kaye (
Fri, 1 Mar 1996 16:24:06 -0800

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Date: Fri, 1 Mar 1996 16:24:06 -0800
From: (Walter Ian Kaye)
Subject: Re: Automatic Entry and Forms -Reply

At 3:38p 03/01/96, Mike Wexler wrote:
>> 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

Funny, I took the question to mean: can <SPAN CLASS="xxx">'s overlap? For
example, <SPAN CLASS="data"><SPAN CLASS="styl">the item</SPAN></SPAN>


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