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

From: Daniel Schierbeck <daniel.schierbeck@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 16:50:39 +0100
Message-ID: <43FDD9CF.6020205@gmail.com>
To: Paul Mitchell <paul@paul-mitchell.me.uk>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Paul Mitchell wrote:
> 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".
I think we are in some sense starting afresh - aren't we talking about 
having this element in the XML namespace? That's a major break from the 
XHTML <style/> element. I think we might as well use an appropriate 
element type name, since we break backwards compatability anyway.

Daniel Schierbeck
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2006 15:50:32 UTC

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