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RE: several messages

From: Simon <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: 29 Jun 2001 11:36:56 -0400
To: Manos Batsis <m.batsis@bsnet.gr>
Cc: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-style-0003@earth.li>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <993829044.1439.13.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On 29 Jun 2001 17:31:31 +0300, Manos Batsis wrote:
> 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:
> 1) The  XML document is structured (um... has it's contents in a certain
> order) in a way that display of contents is meaningful without
> transformation.
> 2) The CSS knows that and just styles the document sections accordingly.

I hardly think that makes CSS useless.  Even if I were to accept your
claims, that still leaves an incredible amount of document-oriented
content that can be easily and usefully styled with CSS.

I don't think that has any bearing on the MIME type issue in any event.
Received on Friday, 29 June 2001 11:36:01 UTC

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