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Re: NOTE: Stylesheets and XML

From: Stephanos Piperoglou <sp249@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 9 May 1998 09:02:45 +0100 (BST)
To: www-style@w3.org
cc: jjc@jclark.com
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980509090047.27724A-100000@teatime.joh.cam.ac.uk>
On Sat, 9 May 1998, Jon Bosak wrote:

> At the request of the W3C XML WG, James Clark has put into the form of
> a Note a proposal made some time ago for a simple method for
> associating stylesheets with XML documents.  This method closely
> parallels the mechanism used for the same purpose in HTML 4.0.  It is
> not an official recommendation, but the proposal has already been
> successfully implemented and should serve well for the first
> experiments with XML/CSS browsers.  See
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-xml-stylesheet

It's interesting how any mechanism for specifying target media is absent
from this mechanism. Was this an accidental or a purposeful omission?

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