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Re: Object Model (was Re: Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets)



Joel N. Weber II wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 3 Feb 1997, Chris Lilley wrote:
> I think that the scripting API ought to allow HTML text, the tags and
> attributes to be changed.  

#1. Validating documents would become meaningless and useless.
#2. Search engine results would depend on their level of support for "interpreting" HTML 
documents.
#3. Existing SGML tools would all break, or be much less useful (depending on how
the change was done).

 Paul Prescod


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