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Re: Initial Draft --Cascaded Speech Style Sheets

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 1996 22:08:26 -0500
Message-Id: <199602160308.WAA29523@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com
Cc: cwilso@microsoft.com, www-style@w3.org
>|   For such cases, people might be *far* better off using PDF or RTF, or
>|   defining a tag set all of their own, with associated stylesheets. They
>|   could define: <FONT>, <COLOR>, <MARQUEE>, or whatever they want.
>But if the DTD included tags like product-id, product-vendor,
>product-price, etc., then indexing tools could pick up the commercial
>parts of the advertisement and build an appropriate super catalog of the
>net, for instance.  So, I don't think PDF or RTF would be a better
>choice - most advertisers want their data accessible andmeaningful
>tagging is the key to intelligent accessibility.

Fine, I agree. I guess my real point is that if they are *only*
concerned about display, they can use PDF or RTF, or whatever. If
arbitrary tag sets were allowed, they could *choose* how to represent
their tagged data.
Received on Thursday, 15 February 1996 22:10:03 UTC

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