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RE: draft-ietf-html-style-00.txt & class as a general selector

From: Chris Wilson (PSD) <cwilso@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Dec 1995 08:45:08 -0800
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-73-MSG951208084506HS002907@red-02-imc.itg.microsoft.com>
To: "papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca" <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com" <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>, "html-wg@oclc.org" <html-wg@oclc.org>
Chris Lilley wrote:
>If it is affected for no reason .... then why on earth should HTML be 
>to cope with formatting changes that occur for no reason?

I believe he meant content- or document structure-based reason.  Obviously, 
there is a reason - you want the style to change at that point.

>Lets be clear here:  a change to HTML hs been proposed so it can 
>do *ransom notes*  ?  Given the goals of HTML this is clearly nonsense.

Where did "ransom notes" come from?  Let's try to keep the discussion on 

Received on Friday, 8 December 1995 11:48:17 UTC

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