Re: Cougar Critique - style WD defined nonstandard HTTP header?

Dave Raggett (dsr@w3.org)
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 11:07:34 -0500 (Central Daylight Time)


Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 11:07:34 -0500 (Central Daylight Time)
From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
To: Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <galactus@htmlhelp.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Cougar Critique - style WD defined nonstandard HTTP header?
In-Reply-To: <uvqRz4uYOB5H089yn@htmlhelp.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.96.970410110501.204F-100000@60825>

On Sat, 5 Apr 1997, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:

> The style working draft, linked from the Cougar section at the W3C,
> introduces the new "Content-Style-Type" HTTP header, which indicates
> the style language used for "inline" style specifications.
> 
> Apart from the obvious problem that you now can only use one type of
> inline style language ...

False. You can use use multiple <STYLE> elements and specify the
style sheet notation for each. The motivation for doing so is
unclear.

It makes more sense to provide linked style sheets in alternative
notations, in the case that some of the UA's don't support your preferred
notation. 


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