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Re: feature for HTML

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 1999 22:26:37 +0000 (BST)
To: Inanis Brooke <alatus@earthlink.net>
cc: www-html <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.9902152223340.8750-100000@amos.bath.ac.uk>
On Mon, 15 Feb 1999, Inanis Brooke wrote:
>> Why not have some tags which are only executed when one prints in
>> order to have some What You See Is What You Get.
> I think he does have an interesting idea.

Can already be done using CSS. Suggest you ask in ciwas for more info.

HTML is a *structural* markup language. As such, concepts of target media
and so on do not belong there (even the "media" attribute on "link" is
pushing it a bit).

Ian Hickson
Received on Monday, 15 February 1999 17:26:41 UTC

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