Re: CSS and SGML document formatting
Subject: Re: CSS and SGML document formatting
From: email@example.com (Scott E. Preece)
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 12:29:24 -0500
From firstname.lastname@example.org Tue Apr 23 13: 28:47 1996
In-Reply-To: Bert Bos's message of Tue, 23 Apr 1996 00:37:50 +0200
From: Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
| > In particular: Is there material on the extension necessary to
| > transport the semantics now implicit in HTML (e.g. BR is empty and
| > rendered as a line break, H1 is a heading, etc.)?
| The fact that BR is empty cannot be found in the style sheet, but must
| be extracted from the DTD. The fact that H1 is a heading is a semantic
| notion that is too abstract for the style sheet. The style sheet can
| only try to make the H1 more visible.
Still, I would hope that in validating CSS against its implied
requirements you would have tried the exercise of expressing the
"standard" browser presentation of HTML as CSS rules...
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