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Re: "Open Interchange"

From: Rick Jelliffe <ricko@allette.com.au>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 04:48:02 +1000
Message-Id: <199706031847.EAA27841@jawa.chilli.net.au>
To: <w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org>, "Martin Bryan" <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>

 > From: Martin Bryan <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>

> Neat, but why reinvent the world? XML will use DSSSL for presentation. Why
> can't it also use DSSSL for lexicographic ordering and glyph mapping?

Because this method bundles all properties together with their characters/glyphs.

Because it is a way of notating the exceptions, not the whole system. 

Because it is declarative rather than functional. 

Because DSSSL could be generated from it as an implementation.

Rick Jelliffe
Received on Tuesday, 3 June 1997 14:47:41 UTC

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