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Re: Inserting text with CSS

From: Frank Boumphrey <bckman@ix.netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 11:20:30 -0400
Message-ID: <001801beefd6$8aa8a320$3aaedccf@bckman>
To: "Daniel Glazman" <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>, "Tantek Celik" <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>, "Zsolt Czinkos" <czinkos@mail.matav.hu>, <www-style@w3.org>
My 2 cents worth,
the lack of a proper implementation of a content property forces me to write
my own software for numerous applications, instead of simply having to rely
on CSS

Frank
 ----- Original Message -----
From: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>
To: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>; Zsolt Czinkos
<czinkos@mail.matav.hu>; <www-style@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 3:58 AM
Subject: Re: Inserting text with CSS


> Tantek Celik wrote:
>
> > How important are :before and :after support to those on this list?  Is
it a
> > few isolated cases of interest or is there a broader desire for daily
use?
>
>
> Tantek, I can't believe that question !!!! Does MS *really* need such a
user
> input to implement a part of the spec MS participated in ?-(
>
> These pseudos and the 'content' property and counters are *extremely*
> important. Please understand that I have my big-MS-customer hat on,
> not my css-wg-member's. Electricité de France *needs* inserted content
> and counters to webify its existing SGML applications. We need that
> for automatic numbering of non-adjacent elements. We need that for
> automatic visual annotation of technical documents w/o modifying the
> document itself.
>
> </Daniel>
>
Received on Thursday, 26 August 1999 11:17:01 GMT

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