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Re: Deprecated Tags

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 09:35:00 -0800
Message-Id: <a05100301b8282d5c2563@[]>
To: SherLok Merfy <brewhaha@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca>, www-validator@w3.org
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
At 2:47 AM -0700 11/26/01, SherLok Merfy wrote:
>	Why write a separate file when you're only going to use the style
>once and you've already verified that the indirection works? What happens
>when you change styles in mid-document? Hmmm. Maybe there is a way to
>change background colours rapidly. But it'll take a lot of typing -- just
>what CSS was supposed to reduce.

That's not what CSS was "supposed to reduce" -- CSS is "supposed to
reduce" the free intermixing of markup that conveys structure and/or
meaning ("semantics") from markup which conveys presentation.

Inline styles are generally a step backward and not forward.


Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Received on Monday, 26 November 2001 12:41:37 UTC

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