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Re: Controlling structure with CSS

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 18:59:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Adam Kuehn <akuehn@nc.rr.com>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404191819200.27850@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, Adam Kuehn wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>>>
>>> So if an author wants functional flexibility, why not require the
>>> author to explicitly rethink the structure so as to allow for it?
>>
>> Because the stylesheet author might not have any control over the
>> markup.
>
> Then change my question to read "authors", plural.  If functional
> flexibility is required, it needs to be designed in - by whomever is
> doing the designing.

The person wanting to do the presentation might not have any control over
the author whatsoever. For example, a user writing a user stylesheet for a
site that he wants to rearrange.

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