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Re: DSSSL



lee@sq.com wrote:

[some interesting DSSSL and SGML history]

> The capabilities built in are somewhat less flashy than one might
want.
> But DSSSL is extensible, so there has already been a proposal by
> Anders Burgland for graphic runarounds, and I think by James Clark
> for drop caps...

I don't see any DSSSL 'characteristic' comparable to the 'float'
property in CSS1. By "graphic runaround", do you mean a simple flow
around a rectangular area? A CSS floated SPAN should make drop caps
easy.

David Perrell