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Re: a vote for rotation

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 13:40:02 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19971129134002.00980100@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-style@w3.org
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At 05:39 PM 29/11/97 +0000, Clive Bruton wrote:
>May be it's just me being conservative, but while I think 90 degree text 
>rotation is fine and desirable, anything else seems better suited to the 
>wide variety of vector and animation formats supported by plug-ins.
[...]
>Introducing these 
>things into HTML make it a display rather than mark-up language

... which is why we're discussing this on www-style and not www-html.  
You're not allowed to use the "HTML is not a presentation language" excuse 
here ;)

On an almost related note, is there any chance of seeing two-colour 
backgrounds like in the 960505 CSS1 draft? (http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-css1-
960505.html#background)

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Liam Quinn
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Received on Saturday, 29 November 1997 13:38:55 GMT

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