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Re: indents (fwd)

From: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 1997 17:09:03 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199704130009.RAA15894@server.livingston.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Once upon a time Steve Knoblock shaped the electrons to say...
>things that should be done in markup classing. Otherwise we ought to move
>to SGML where you can have your own <initialpara>text</initialpara> or such
>and hang a style directly on it.

That's what XML is about.  So push MS and NS to implement it - talking to
a number of MS developers at WWW6 they personally are in favor of IE 5
having full XML support.  But unless the suits make that a design goal they
can't go do it on their own.  And NS's commitment to XML is still vague.

XML with CSS and/or DSSSL would give you the absolute control you're 
looking for.

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