Re: Are hyperlinks presentation or content?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 / "Wayne Steele" <xmlmaster@h...> was heard to say: | My understanding of why SGML was so complicated was acknowledgement of | this fact. That people wouldn't accept being told what is an | acceptable delimiter for their semi-structured data and documents. That's an interesting gloss. I think it probably had more to do with UI technologies of the day and data input requirements, but I'm not a historian. | This also explains why XSLT has been such a successful and widely used | technology. It embraces this truth, rather than fighting it. What truth is that? There's nothing variable about the syntax of XSLT. If you want a template, you type <xsl-prefix:template> and if you want to select the value of something, you type <xsl-prefix:value-of select="expression"/>. | Syntax Matters. People don't want to be told what GIs to use in their XML. That's clearly true. Be seeing you, norm - -- Norman.Walsh@S... | Through space the universe grasps me and XML Standards Architect | swallows me up like a speck; through thought Sun Microsystems, Inc. | I grasp it.--Pascal -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Processed by Mailcrypt 3.5.7 <http://mailcrypt.sourceforge.net/> iD8DBQE9myXZOyltUcwYWjsRAolbAJ9T4S+GUYL137kyNgpVG1BU4sS2pACcCUvQ 0fByRhVYd9636FecPQC19A4= =6r90 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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