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Re: Five new proposals about CSS

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 17:10:22 +0100
Message-ID: <43527B6E.908@splintered.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Well.  At some point I'd draw the line and include a graphic of the 
> poem.  ;) In PDF or SVG or something else reasonably accessible if 
> that's needed.  Because that's running into the "the presentation is the 
> content" end of the spectrum.
> But italics come up in other cases too (eg consider a tutorial on 
> typographic conventions).

I'd say even the example of typo*graphic* (if you excuse the emphasis) 
conventions falls into that "presentation is content" end, which can't 
be marked up with a purely structural language meant for content and 
(presentation agnostic) meaning...

Patrick H. Lauke
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