Re: deprecated tags in Wilbur & Cougar -Reply

In article <>,
Paul Prescod <> wrote:
> At 12:32 PM 8/1/96 +0200, Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet wrote:
> >It's similar to using <SPAN CLASS=phonenumber> and then specifying how
> >it should be displayed in the style sheet, rather than having a standard
> ><PHONE> element, which the browser can display/render/dial/stuff-in-a-
> >phone-book any way it likes.
> It doesn't really matter whether you do it in CLASS or with an element. The
> important thing is that it be _standardized_. We should standardize CLASS
> sets just as we standardize entity and elemenet sets.

That would only partially solve the problem. By putting information
about the *contents* of marked-up text in a style sheet, you're
actually lessening the power HTML can offer.

Style sheets are for layout.
HTML elements are for contents.


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