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Re: CSS in XML format ?

From: Patrick Andries <pandries@iti.qc.ca>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 17:17:48 -0700
Message-ID: <072201c22870$636c5f10$2677c818@Patrick2650>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>

----- Message d'origine -----
De: "Jan Roland Eriksson" <jrexon@newsguy.com>

> CSS is a "non procedural, descriptive only" language, it shall stay that
> way of course (advocating this to the current CSS WG, if it helps).

I do not understand how this contradicts its syntax being XML. Could you
explain ?

> It's about understanding to use the right tool for the job at hand, the
> "bandwagon" fools a lot of people to think in opposite ways.

Yes, yes. I'm sure those "fooled by the bandwagon" appreciate.

Let's stick to explaining why XML is incompatible with the « non procedural,
descriptive only » nature of CSS.

P. A.
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