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RE: several messages

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-style-0003@earth.li>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 15:14:04 +0000 (UTC)
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At 2001-06-29T17:31+0300, Manos Batsis wrote:-

> > I'm not sure I follow your argument. Are you saying that the type should
> > be required in the markup because one type of style sheet might be more
> > important than another?
> Exactly. I think that we have lost the most important factor here: css
> is *useless* for XML presentation unless both the XML and CSS documents
> are written in the following ways:

I still don't see why this forces the type to appear in the markup. It may
be useful, but it's quite possible to do without it. And how should the UA
determine that a given style sheet is vital for comprehensible
presentation? Just using the media type seems rather crude.

Tim Bagot
Received on Friday, 29 June 2001 11:14:08 UTC

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