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RE: "fighting it out between WGs" (was: inline CSS)

From: <JOrendorff@ixl.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 04:29:34 -0500
Message-ID: <CD8E2CDBC6D0D111ACB900805FBBD97E026301C4@mem-131.ixl.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
> Well, I am simply a member of the 'web community' and am not a member
> of any WG, nor am I even remotely associated with MS. So here is my
> comment: Inline styles are required for any boilerplate text which
> needs to be self contained; SSIs are a prime example.
> How can you preserve an SSI's style without a style attribute?

You can't defend a kludge by saying "this other kludge depends on it".
And SSI is the mother of all kludges.

If you use SSI for headers, footers, etc. then you'll find XSLT 1.0
a *lot* more flexible.  (XSLT is very new, though; SSI implementations
are everywhere.  XSLT may also be slower.)

Jason Orendorff
Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2000 04:30:08 UTC

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