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RE: inline CSS (was: is anyone interested in XHTML?)

From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 01:02:52 -0500
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Arjun Ray wrote:

> One reason that comes to mind is that, *going forward*, CSS isn't the
> only stylesheet language that's going to be around.  This is the same
> problem as the event attributes all being Javascript-specific today.
> The contents of the style attribute are necessarily notation-specific,
> but there are no obvious means of determining what that notation is.
> So, what entitles anyone (including software) to simply - or is it
> blithely! - *assume* that the contents of the attribute are in fact
> CSS, and not some other language?

I've heard reasons for avoiding the style attribute; that's the only good
argument I've heard in favor of *deprecating* it.

How do the CSS gurus answer this?

Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2000 01:05:45 UTC

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