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Re: unruly stylesheets vs. unruly HTML (was: battlefields)

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 11:25:01 -0500
Message-Id: <199601161625.LAA18293@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: dmeggins@aix1.uottawa.ca
Cc: www-style@w3.org

As does everything ;-)

>I designed the (very long) online
>grammar course here at the Writing Centre using the TEI DTD, and I
>convert to HTML with my own SGMLS.pm conversion package; on the other
>hand, I maintain a number of pages containing welcomes, lists of
>workshops, announcements, resources, etc., and for these the HTML
>files _are_ the originals.  It would be nice to be able to keep one
>stylesheet for all of the Writing Centre files _except_ HyperGrammar.

Sure, but for things like welcomes and whatnot, using HTML doesn't buy
you a lot of independence from presentation, and stylesheets are kind
of overkill. 
Received on Tuesday, 16 January 1996 11:26:49 UTC

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