Re: Oversize / Dropped Caps and Initials

Hakon Lie (
Tue, 11 Jul 1995 18:12:50 +0200

Benjamin C. W. Sittler writes:

> Is there any way to associate arbitrary semantics and rendering with an
> arbitrary block of text?

In the current proposal, addressing is limited to [HS]GML
elements. There are two proposed exceptions (first-character,
first-line), but noone has proposed arbitrary addressing.

> Even without the arbitrary rendering, the ability
> to apply arbitrary semantics would be very useful indeed.

Perhaps something for html-wg? This will keep them going till
Christmas :-)



Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France