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Re: several messages

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 14:38:54 +0200
Message-ID: <3B3C76DE.991C0590@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>


Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Chris Lilley wrote:

> > Making it optional means that editing tools have no way to figure out if
> > a stylesheet is CSS or XSL other than by attemptig to resolve the URL.
> > This is not a good idea.
> 
> How else do you propose linking to a document without knowing its MIME
> type in advance?

Are you arguing for or against, here ..... yes exactly, how is an
authoring tool to know unless that markup says so directly.

I notice that XML Spy 4.0 for example assumes that all xml-stylesheet
PIs are for XSL, and removes any existing CSS ones if it adds an XSL
one, with the message 'replacing existing XSL style sheet"

-- 
Chris
Received on Friday, 29 June 2001 08:38:57 GMT

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