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Re: the STYLE attribute

From: Benjamin C. W. Sittler <bsittler@prism.nmt.edu>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 1995 14:05:24 -0700 (MST)
To: Hakon Lie <Hakon.Lie@sophia.inria.fr>
Cc: pflynn@curia.ucc.ie, html-wg@oclc.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.91.951110135803.7231A-100000@vermillion>
I'd like to add one more argument against the use of a STYLE attribute on 
HTML tags: the rendering software cannot know which stylesheet notation 
(i.e. CSS, DSSSL, Navipress, x-foo, etc.) is used in the attributes. 

Also, the HTML3-proposed ID element can unambiguously identify any 
single element for styling purposes.

Benjamin C. W. Sittler
Received on Friday, 10 November 1995 16:10:40 UTC

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