RE: Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets

>The general question of whether it's ever necessary to provide text
>processing at the client is a very good one.  You could argue that all
>program functions should live on the server and that the client should
>never see anything but simple style declarations.  (Our hardware
>people like this view a lot. :-) I won't argue this here, but I will
>point out that if all the processing takes place on the server, then
>you don't need stylesheets as separate entities -- if the server is
>generating the output on the fly, it's not significantly harder to
>embed style directives in individual start tags than it is to
>synthesize a stylesheet for a given document.  I tried to point this
>out last year, but I think that most people don't want to hear it.

I should note that DynaWeb can, in fact, do just this. I could send
out HTML, XML, LISP, or even RTF if I wanted to...

Received on Tuesday, 4 February 1997 14:32:31 UTC