Re: Web vs. paper (was Re: implementation of FIRST-LETTER - possible problem)

jptxs (jptxs@idt.net)
Tue, 30 Sep 1997 15:37:22 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.3.32.19970930153722.006918f4@smtp.idt.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 15:37:22 -0400
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
From: jptxs <jptxs@idt.net>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <v0311073db056fa8e5caa@[205.149.180.135]>
Subject: Re: Web vs. paper (was Re: implementation of FIRST-LETTER -   possible  problem)

At 12:02 PM 9/30/97 -0700, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>At 4:06p +0100 09/30/97, Peter Flynn wrote:
> >
> > same stylesheet? Would that work? A different medium requires a
> > different design. No escaping that.
>
>etc., not .html!). Yes, putting something on the web is publishing, but
>it's not paper. It's not even "active paper". It is a different medium
>entirely, and should be understood as what it is and what it is not
>before attempting any "design" of content. Form follows function.

could you possibly explain this to my boss?  she's been doing our
organization's *newsletters* for 5 years :-)


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