Re: Is anybody working on ...
At 03:13 PM 4/29/98 -0400, Paul Prescod wrote: >I would think that in the case where the formatting is an intrinsic part >of the meaning of a document, it should be represented in the markup just >like everything else. XML encourages you to separate formatting from the >abstraction, but it does not require you to. I don't want to spend much time on this point, but I have to disagree with Paul's assertion. It is not the case that SGML encourages the you to "separate formatting from the abstraction". It is absolutely true that some SGML practicioners promote this position. And it is also true that this is an appropriate position to hold in many circumstances. However, neither the SGML standard nor the XML specification "encourage" you to adopt this position. Regards, Murray +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Murray Maloney Email: murray@m... Technical Director Phone: (905) 509-9120 Veo Systems Fax: (905) 509-8637 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Make a Tax-Deductible Donation Yuri Rubinsky Insight Foundation http://www.yuri.org/donate.html xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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