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Re: the STYLE attribute

From: Hakon Lie <Hakon.Lie@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 1995 19:48:53 +0100
Message-Id: <199511101848.TAA27657@www4.inria.fr>
To: Joe English <joe@trystero.art.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Joe,

 > >  - the STYLE attribute mixes presentational information into the
 > >    structure of the docuement. This is just what style sheets try to
 > >    avoid, and the attribute is therefore counter-productive.
 > 
 > I would think that a stronger argument against it
 > is that it would tie HTML to a single stylesheet notation.
 > Or is this stuff considered far enough past the ``experimental''
 > stage that supporting different notations is no longer an issue?

No, we need to support different notations. The idea is to declare the
notation somewhere, perhaps in a STYLE element in the header or as an
attribute to BODY.

Regards,

-h&kon

Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France
http://www.w3.org/People/howcome  howcome@w3.org
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