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Re: SGML macros using DSSSL expressions

From: Stephen Turner <S.R.E.Turner@statslab.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 11:03:51 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <m0tr0id-000TJLC@cougar.statslab.cam.ac.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
Erik Aronesty wrote:
-> for an excellent working example of a macro language see www.aristosoft.com
-> personally i feel that the syntax of HTML was a key to the success of the web
-> and that the deviation into c-style syntax is the work of self serving programmers
-> who are paid too well to have the language remain simple.
-> microsofts use of font face and size...along with other simple tags are enough for
-> 95% of the people.  We should focus on what the people and the industries want.
-> maybe i'm mad...but the CSS syntax is bad enough.  

This is silly. As with CSS, the extra options would be there for those who
want to use them; other people can carry on in the same way as before.

Stephen R. E. Turner
  Stochastic Networks Group, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge
  e-mail: sret1@cam.ac.uk  WWW: http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~sret1/home.html
Received on Monday, 26 February 1996 06:07:59 UTC

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