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Re: colours for bullets - this one is simple, works, & addresses

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 17:31:30 -0700
Message-Id: <199704160034.RAA14751@iceland.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Chris Lilley" <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>, "Douglas Rand" <drand@sgi.com>, "QingLong" <qinglong@yggdrasil.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
Chris Lilley wrote:
> Oh, gross. The parsing rules, and the HTML DTD, alter depending on
what
> stylesheet happens to be applied to a document at a given time, and
the
> structure and content are deeply and mysteriously intertwingled.
> 
> If elements are  outside the flow - fine, flow is a formatting
concept.
> The stylesheet should not affect the way the document tree is
constructed
> in the way you seem to be suggesting.

OK, gross. Having styling crippled by designed-in limitations of HTML
is an abomination. Any ideas on the best way to allow floated tables
within paragraphs?

David Perrell
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 1997 20:35:17 GMT

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