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Re: [BULK] - Re: [XHTML2] Spirit of "1.1.3. XHTML 2 and Presentation" (PR#7759)

From: Paul Mitchell <paul@paul-mitchell.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 14:52:02 +0000
Message-ID: <43FDCC12.6020506@paul-mitchell.me.uk>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Daniel Schierbeck wrote:

> Chris Sullins wrote:
>> In my opinion, "style" makes perfect sense.
> I'm not sure I agree. I do not speak English natively, so I may be 
> wrong about this. I see "style" simply as colors and fonts etc. - what 
> about animations? I'd much prefer "presentation", which in my mind 
> covers more ground.

Indeed, "presentation" is the word I use in my software. Were we 
starting afresh, that is a word I would prefer over "style".

Your point about non-native English speakers is very important. I am 
unfortuntely a a prisoner of English, so cannot help find better words 
outside, but would be happy to adopt anything more universally meaningful.
Paul Mitchell
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2006 14:52:37 UTC

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