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Re: Dealing with form elements...

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1997 23:08:57 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <9702042308.ZM4914@grommit.inria.fr>
To: wmperry@aventail.com, "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Feb 4, 11:55am, William M. Perry wrote:

>   Hence the throwing CSS through a converter.  I meant this to mean
> internally Emacs-W3 would convert CSS declarations into a DSSSL equivalent.
> The user and the author wouldn't have to know the difference between DSSSL
> and a hole in the wall.

This is a good plan which I have heard several people mention who are
ramping up to DSSSL support. James Clark apparently reckons it is two
hours work to write a CSS -> DSSSL import filter although whose two
hours he didn't say. As an implementation strategy it seems sound, though,
assuming that DSSSL can describe all of CSS which I am informed it does,
or can do via it's extension mechanism.

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