Re: DSSSL style editing (was: RE: Positioning...)
Mike Wexler <mwexler@Adobe.COM> wrote:
> Editing an arbitrary DSSSL style sheet in one GUI based editor and passing
> it on to another GUI base editor for editing seems to me like it a problem
> as difficult as
> solving the halting problem.
I've been thinking about this for a while now. I don't think it's that bad.
It might help to have a set of application conventions, but detecting
rules and properties in a base "if-less" case is straight forward.
With more complex style sheets, you may have to have a box that says
"user-supplied code", just as most GUI-builders do.
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