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Re: CSS and SGML document formatting

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 1996 21:17:15 -0400
Message-Id: <199604270117.VAA24264@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr
Cc: www-style@w3.org
>> Actually, the one part of CSS that I dislike very much is the selector
>> mechanism.
>Really? I like it very much. It's like a regular expression. It
>cleanly separates the properties from what they apply to. It allows
>you to sort the rules in various ways. It shows you immediately that
>an `OL LI' is a different thing from a `UL LI'. And so far it has
>saved us from putting if-then rules on the rhs.

Right, an again you have invented a whole new syntax, and one that is
(again) not particularly uniform. 
Received on Friday, 26 April 1996 21:19:00 UTC

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