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Re: CSS vs XSL, what is going on

From: Frank Boumphrey <bckman@ix.netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 11:36:19 -0400
Message-ID: <009c01beb356$fdd97980$a8addccf@bckman>
To: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
I would second what Simon said, although I have read all of the messages, I
do think that this list is a place for serious discussion of style issues,
and whether you agree with Michael or not this is a serious issue.

For those who want to hear a great summary of the other side go to

Features: The XSL Debate: One Expert's View
Norm addresses the recent debate about the merits of XSL.


-----Original Message-----
From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Date: Thursday, June 10, 1999 10:16 AM
Subject: RE: CSS vs XSL, what is going on

>At 02:30 PM 6/10/99 +0200, Barry van Oven wrote:
>>Micheal, if you want to stir up the pot or invoke a flame war, please do
>>elsewhere. I assume the majority of this list's followers either have been
>>following XML.com directly or have heard about it from other sources.
>>is no need to bring up this discussion again, other than you trying to
>>garner support for your cause.
>>So, please, stop doing it!
>Er, uh, isn't this www-style, the W3C list for discussing developments in
>style standards?  I'm not thrilled about getting a 41k message over three
>different mailing lists, but this is _very much_ the place for such
>discussions, and pretty much the only mailing list of its kind for CSS
>If you don't like the cause, say that.  Otherwise, let an admin handle
>what's appropriate and what isn't.  Can't say I've seen any of them
>Simon St.Laurent
>XML: A Primer / Building XML Applications
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