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Re: CSS in XML format ?

From: Dylan Schiemann <dylans@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 20:33:58 -0700
Message-ID: <3D2E4E26.6040703@yahoo.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Patrick Andries wrote:
>  One problem is that browsers only support one format (and incidentally
> XSL-FO lack selectors, that is left to XSLT), so only the human-readable
> aspect is cared for dealing with documents written for browsers.

XSL-FO is supported in XSmiles [1], though I'm not sure how well it is 
supported.  Not that it is a major browser, but it is a browser, and a 
fairly interesting project.  And perfect one for anyone who wants 
everything written in XML since it only supports XML documents.

mozilla's current position is won't implement [2].  It seems that the 
for those that want an XML version of a CSS-like language, XSL-FO is not 
really the answer because it blurs the separation between content and style.

[1] http://www.xsmiles.org/xsmiles_features.html#xslfo
[2] http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95959

Dylan Schiemann
Received on Thursday, 11 July 2002 23:25:56 UTC

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