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Re: Question re:"allowtransparency" attribute in iframes

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 09:32:09 +1000
Message-ID: <4255C2F9.4000902@lachy.id.au>
To: ryan@getnicestudios.com
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Christopher Ryan McVinney wrote:
> If I cannot use some of these attributes, in conjunction with CSS, it
> makes html seem more useless to me as a tool for presentation on the web.

That is the point, HTML *is not* a presentational langauge and was never 
intended to be.  It is a document markup language for structure and 
semantics.  Presentation is the realm of the stylesheet langauges: CSS, 
XSL and image formats such as PNG and SVG.

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