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Re: style sheets with ancient browsers

From: William M. Perry <wmperry@aventail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 1997 20:41:00 -0800
Message-Id: <199701120441.UAA00530@wmperry.in.aventail.com>
To: James Aylett <sja20@hermes.cam.ac.uk>
Cc: www-style@www10.w3.org
James Aylett writes:
>
>On Sat, 11 Jan 1997, Joel N. Weber II wrote:
>
>> As I understand it, that means you have to use LINK to retrive a
>> file from a particular URL.
>> 
>> That means you have to have a seprate http connection open to get
>> the style sheet.  I don't object to it; and it makes life easier
>> for using one style sheet for an entire site; but there will
>> be some people who want to embed the style sheet at the top
>> of the document.
>
>I seem to remember this cropping up on www-html sometime last year. As I
>remember it there was some discussion over using a form something like:
>
><LINK REL=STYLESHEET TYPE="css/text" HREF="data: H1: { color: blue; }">
>
>I'm not sure if I've got the syntax, or even the scheme, correct, and the
>recent archive isn't searchable. Perhaps someone who remembers this a
>little more clearly could enlighten, but I get the vague impression
>haunting me that this was an accepted way of doing things, although quite
>possibly not implemented anywhere.

  Its implemented in Emacs-W3 as of receving your message.  This is
definitely the way to go.

-Bill P.
Received on Saturday, 11 January 1997 23:38:11 GMT

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