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RE: Property suggestions

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 05:44:08 -0400
To: "Daniel Glazman" <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>, "Christian Kaufhold" <chka@uni-bremen.de>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000101bdfcd7$59bd7a80$01000080@bonezero>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: glazman@der.edf.fr [mailto:glazman@der.edf.fr]On Behalf Of Daniel
> Glazman
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 4:45 AM
> To: braden@endoframe.com
> Cc: Ian Hickson; Christian Kaufhold; www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Property suggestions
> "Braden N. McDaniel" wrote:
> > It should do "something intelligent" with it. A tooltip is one
> option. I'd
> > suggest that what you're really looking for is an XML-aware UI design
> > language.
> 	Glargl !!!! Let me rephrase your suggestion : you suggest to write
> complex things using a XML formalism while simple things using a
> CSS general
> declarative syntax is possible.

Try again. I said "XML-aware".

Furthermore, the suggestion for manipulating a few aspects of the UI is far
from proof that CSS is applicable to the more general problem of UI elements
that should be affected by the document content.

> 	I think that a XML solution for tooltip is the worse way to
> do that ;
> I also think that CSS and Netscape Action Sheets are the best way
> to do that.

I would encourage looking for more than just a solution to the "tooltip"


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