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Re: OBJECT, inheritance, and rendering

From: Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor <roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 1998 14:23:31 -0400 (EDT)
To: James Aylett <dj@insigma.com>
cc: HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.980805142117.16716B-100000@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, James Aylett wrote:

> Hmm. This suggests to me that something beyond OBJECT is perhaps required
> to give the effect of dependence on the OBJECT's parent styles (and the
> OBJECT's styles themselves).

I've had this discussion on this Mailing List before.  I agree with this
statement, such constructs already exist in SGML, HTML and browsers need
only take advantage of them.

See:
<URL:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/1998Mar/0102.html>
<URL:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/1998Mar/0103.html>
<URL:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/1998Mar/0105.html>

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Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
    <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/>
``And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message''
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