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Re: CSS and SGML document formatting

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 1996 21:21:34 -0400
Message-Id: <199604230121.VAA07848@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr
Cc: www-style@w3.org
>We don't have any ambition to extend CSS to arbitrary SGML, though of
>course we have no objection to it being used outside of HTML.

Though this *was* one of your stated ambitions at last years WWW
conference. I'm glad to see that you've come to realise it is simply
impossible for CSS to deal with arbitrary DTD's.
>Making CSS suitable for other types of document will mean major

>These dependencies can be easily removed. They will probably disappear
>automatically as new features are added.

Slow reivention of the wheel.
Received on Monday, 22 April 1996 21:23:11 UTC

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