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Re: Object Model (was Re: Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets)

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 1997 15:11:18 -0500
Message-ID: <32F64666.6335@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: "Joel N. Weber II" <nemo@koa.iolani.honolulu.hi.us>
CC: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>, connolly@w3.org, Chris Josephs <cpj1@visi.com>, www-style@w3.org
Joel N. Weber II wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Feb 1997, Chris Lilley wrote:
> I think that the scripting API ought to allow HTML text, the tags and
> attributes to be changed.  

#1. Validating documents would become meaningless and useless.
#2. Search engine results would depend on their level of support for "interpreting" HTML 
#3. Existing SGML tools would all break, or be much less useful (depending on how
the change was done).

 Paul Prescod
Received on Monday, 3 February 1997 15:08:44 UTC

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