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Re: Embed attribute for LINK element

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 13:26:35 -0800
To: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>, "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1263978149-15725347@psdbay.com>
>From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
>Date: Mon, Jan 17, 2000, 12:30 PM
> On Mon, 17 Jan 2000 06:01:38 -0500 (EST), Matthew Brealey
> <thelawnet@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>I realise that this is somewhat different from other HTML insofar as it
>>generates content, but I feel that it would be of enormous benefit - I
>>find that I have to duplicate much of my LINKed style sheet in my HTML for
>>offline reading, which rather obviates the advantages of having LINKed
>>style in the first place.
> This is an issue between you and your favorite browser designer.
> Nothing needs to be added to (X)HTML for him to accomplish this from
> already available markup details.

MacIE has since v4.0 (2+ years) by default saved web pages as "web archives"
which include the resources (including LINKed style sheets) referenced by the
page necessary to render the page.

So, yes, I have to agree with Jan's statement - no extra markup is necessary
to accomplish this.

Received on Monday, 17 January 2000 16:26:25 UTC

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