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Re: XHTML, XML, fancy text, and applications

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 09:08:20 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200304120808.h3C88KW05061@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> though it is textual. HTML source code, on the other hand, is likely to
> contain passages of readable text (hence "text/html"), even if it leaves the
> reader wondering what all the symbols mean.
In my view, this is not true of the average commercial web site, where
the plain text is too obfuscated by scripting and inline styles to be
much more readable than Postscript (unless, as is common, the Postscript
has each character individually placed).
Received on Saturday, 12 April 2003 04:08:17 UTC

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