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Re: Generated content via URI

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 07:38:52 +0000
To: Spartanicus <spartanicus.3@ntlworld.ie>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <1172129932.17941.4.camel@galahad>

Spartanicus wrote:

> Doing so seems to abandon what I've always held dear as a fundamental
> principle: that CSS is about presentation only and should be considered
> 100% optional. Extending it in the way described throws the door wide
> open to abandon the distinction between content/markup and styling/CSS.

People sometimes use CSS to hide text content and replace it with
graphical presentations that differ from style to style ("image
replacement"). If the images cannot be retrieved then nothing would be
shown at all, because of the styles applied to the original text.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Thursday, 22 February 2007 07:51:05 UTC

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