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Re: Visual Markup (should HTML die?)

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 18:35:08 +0000
To: "Todd O'Bryan" <toddobryan@mac.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030223183508.GA27257@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Sat, Feb 22, 2003 at 05:53:54PM -0500, Todd O'Bryan wrote:
| Except that the separation between [CSS and HTML]
| made the job of a site designer much more difficult because it's 
| necessary to have two documents in mind whenever you create a site: the 
| HTML and the CSS.

I think it makes everything easier! Firstly, it allows you to concentrate 
on the tasks of adding content and styling seperately -- you don't have to 
worry about what content will look like when you're typing it.

Secondly, it makes making stylistic changes to a group of pages very 
simple. If you need to change the background of 500 pages to white from 
yellow in CSS, you only need to edit one file. If you are using pure HTML, 
then you need to edit 500 files.

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