RE: Liaison with CSS WG to provide a mechanism for expressing the style of document semantics

On 2008-05-28 Justin James <> wrote:

> Looking at this, I am curious as to why in the world, after 10 years of
> begging people to separate their styling from their semantics, we would then
> turn around and make a mechanism that allows people to embed content and
> semantics (in this case, putting a string with a legend text is certainly a
> form of content) into the style sheet.
> The legend text does not belong in a *style* definition.


(from the wiki entry:
.jesus {
      color: red;
      legend: "the words of Jesus";
     legend-presentation: "red letters";

That's content and should not be in the style sheet.


Steve Axthelm

Received on Thursday, 29 May 2008 07:08:05 UTC