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RE: several messages

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 10:43:03 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: Manos Batsis <m.batsis@bsnet.gr>
cc: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-style-0003@earth.li>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.31.0106301042050.1008-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>

On Fri, 29 Jun 2001, 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.

Note that this is the case for most XML documents that are not straight
database dumps.


> 2) The CSS knows that and just styles the document sections accordingly.

Note that this is the case for most stylesheets.

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