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Re: XHTML

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 23:20:41 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199911250420.XAA32134@is09.fas.harvard.edu>
To: altheim@eng.sun.com, www-html@w3.org
On Wed, 24 Nov 1999 13:20:51 -0800, Murray Altheim
(altheim@eng.sun.com) wrote:
> 
> The fact that it "works" (using your earlier idea of CSS1 being "fully
> implemented") in IE doesn't mean that in an arbitrary XML document (ie.,
> not HTML or XHTML) you can rely on it to work correctly (interpreting 
> the XML DOM correctly) in other applications. Microsoft may have an XML 
> support for CSS (like simply allowing any element type rather than
> HTML's) that suits your needs, but that hardly means that CSS is not
> proprietary to HTML. As the principle editor of the CSS1 Recommendation

You said it can't be relied on to work correctly.  But *why* do you
think it won't work correctly?  What's the problem?

-David

L. David Baron    Sophomore, Harvard (Physics)    dbaron@fas.harvard.edu
Links, SatPix, CSS, etc.     <URL: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~dbaron/ >
WSP CSS AC                      <URL: http://www.webstandards.org/css/ >
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