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RE: LINK'ed style sheets

From: William M. Perry <wmperry@cs.indiana.edu>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 1996 21:52:28 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199606180252.VAA28077@moose.cs.indiana.edu>
To: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Cc: cwilso@microsoft.com, knoblock@worldnet.att.net, www-style@w3.org
Gavin Nicol writes:
 > >SGML comments are now a valid way to "hide" the <STYLE> contents from
 > >non-conformant browsers, as decided by the W3C. 
 > This is, to put it simply, the wrong way to do things. Even PI's
 > are preferrable.

  Amen hallelujah to that one.  Hacking your parser to not parse comments
inside a <style> block is just evil.  I'm not an SGML stud, but is there
_ANY_ way to describ e this behaviour with a DTD fragment?

-Bill P.
Received on Monday, 17 June 1996 22:52:35 UTC

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