Re: Initial Draft --Cascaded Speech Style Sheets

Gavin Nicol (
Thu, 15 Feb 1996 22:08:26 -0500

>| For such cases, people might be *far* better off using PDF or RTF, or
>| defining a tag set all of their own, with associated stylesheets. They
>| could define: <FONT>, <COLOR>, <MARQUEE>, or whatever they want.
>But if the DTD included tags like product-id, product-vendor,
>product-price, etc., then indexing tools could pick up the commercial
>parts of the advertisement and build an appropriate super catalog of the
>net, for instance. So, I don't think PDF or RTF would be a better
>choice - most advertisers want their data accessible andmeaningful
>tagging is the key to intelligent accessibility.

Fine, I agree. I guess my real point is that if they are *only*
concerned about display, they can use PDF or RTF, or whatever. If
arbitrary tag sets were allowed, they could *choose* how to represent
their tagged data.