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Re: Default XSL stylesheet for XHTML documents

From: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2000 16:24:22 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1241593569-757482468@psdbay.com>
From: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>

>> Uhm, in what way is XHTML 'semantic'.
>
> Headers, paragraphs, citations, quotes, variables, sample code,
> definitions, lists -- they are all mark-up-able without even suggesting a
> formatting style.

Uh, no.

XHTML itself has no semantics.  All it does is point to HTML4.x which _does_
have semantics (as you listed).  Go check the XHTML spec.

Tantek

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