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Re: Behavior, scripts, CSS

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2000 14:23:16 +0100
Message-ID: <399009C4.7594@richinstyle.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> At 10:34 AM 8/8/00 +0100, Matthew Brealey wrote:
> >Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> >>
> >> ActiveX controls let you format your hard drive from any script - this
> >> isn't a hazard peculiar to including scripts in CSS.
> >
> >For me, that isn't so much the point as the fact that scripts that kill
> >your PC have no place in *style* sheets, since style sheets are about
> >formatting whereas trashing PCs most definitely is not.
> Are style sheets just about 'formatting' or are they about adding
> information to documents?

No, markup is about adding information to documents. Style sheets are
for suggesting formatting for that information. All of the information
should be contained in the markup.

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