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Re: Behavior, scripts, CSS

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2000 09:26:26 -0400
Message-Id: <200008081323.JAA03259@hesketh.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
At 02:23 PM 8/8/00 +0100, Matthew Brealey wrote:
>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.

So behavior should produce as much of a mess as formatting did when it was
believed that formatting information should be contained in the markup?  

(FONT elements, most of that other good deprecated stuff.)

I really deeply hope NOT.

On the other hand, I like the reminder that style sheets suggest, not
command, which I think makes a lot of sense in the context of behavior.

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books
Received on Tuesday, 8 August 2000 09:23:40 UTC

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