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Re: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: Mikko Rantalainen <mira@cc.jyu.fi>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 19:13:10 +0200
Message-ID: <3E2596A6.2030007@cc.jyu.fi>
To: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>, www-html@w3.org

Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Jonas Jørgensen wrote:
>>>These real world situations have been listed in threads in this list, 
>>>but
>>>always ignored or belittled.
>>
>>Name one. Just one. 
> 
> copy and paste preserving the style.

You cannot copy and paste *content with the styling information only* if 
the target medium is sematic one, like (X)HTML. Period.

You can copy from XHTML document to something like Illustrator that 
doesn't care about the semantics and just about the style.

-- 
Mikko
Received on Wednesday, 15 January 2003 12:12:45 GMT

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