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Re: Initial Draft --Cascaded Speech Style Sheets

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.eng.sun.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 16:02:02 -0800
Message-Id: <199602150002.QAA00473@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com
Cc: www-style@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
> From: preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com (Scott E. Preece)
> 
> Achieving descriptive markup requires adding a bunch of new,
> descriptive tags - things like PERSONAL-NAME, DATE, VOLUME, ISSUE,
> CHEMICAL-COMPOUND, etc.  When you suggest that people hold their fingers
> in the sign of the cross and run off muttering about tag explosion.

Not everyone.  Some of us note that this points up the need for a
mechanism that allows you to define tags as needed for particular
document types -- a mechanism such as generic SGML, for example.

Jon

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