Re: Sentence MarkUp

kitblake (
Fri, 28 Jul 1995 10:23:37 +0100

Paul Prescod wrote:
>At 09:36 AM 7/27/95 -0600, Benjamin C. W. Sittler wrote:
>>In some ways, short-term (CSS) and long-term (DSSSL) stylesheet
>>initiatives are already underway.
>CSS is what I would call "medium-term." It is going to be non-trivial to
>implement. The subset I am talking about _would_ be trivial to implement.
>It isn't much more than Mosaic and Netscape already allow in prefs or
>.xresources. I suppose it is a little sad that we have to subset a subset,
>but that is the state of the world we live in. =)
>Furthermore CSS is in a massive state of flux, as well it should be. I
>don't think it should be hurried by short-term thinkers who need green text
>_today_. But if we wait much longer I think we jepordize our forward
>momentum. HTML 3 wasn't created in one shot. Perhaps nobody would have
>implemented it if it were.

May I suggest that this sub-subset up the ante a bit, and add more
functionality than is presently possible with Netscape HTML. These could be
mainly cosmetic things. This would provide a reason for users and browsers
to migrate towards style sheets.