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RE: What makes CSS so special?

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:07:42 +0100
To: '"Eyüphan Celebi"' <E.Celebi@gmx.de>, <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <719E3E51BEE3454C89AC0CDAC2D8A5B4@Sealion>
> I know the times where the internet was without CSS but I 
> also remember that these sites did look a but ugly compared 
> to sites of today.
> Now, CSS is something almost every webdesigner is talking 
> about. But I am asking myself what is so special about it and 
> moreover who is inventing it?

You can find information about the development of CSS within W3C at

You may find useful the background information about CSS development in this

Cascading Style Sheets, designing for the Web, by Hċkon Wium Lie and Bert
Bos (3rd ed., 2005, Addison Wesley, ISBN 0-321-19312-1) 


Michael Kay
Received on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 08:13:44 UTC

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