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Re: different uses of xhtml

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 07:14:45 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200301160714.h0G7EjG02793@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> span, strong, em, var, but it needs to have more elements so that it can
> suit most people needings, like:

Look at docbook.  The original design aim of HTML was to be very simple,
therefore easy to learn.  This was largely broken by the early commercial
browsers trying to change it into a graphical, rather than an information,
language, but the fact remains that there are alternative markup languages
available for people who want to mark up richly structured documents.
Received on Thursday, 16 January 2003 02:49:37 UTC

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