Subject: RE: CSS and XSL
From: "Jelks Cabaniss" <jelks@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 1999 13:19:40 -0500
Oren Ben-Kiki wrote:

> >In fact, wouldn't
> >the "whole-world-is-XML" approach be more favored by monolithic program
> >aficionados (you only have to use *one* parser for *everything*) than the
> >Unix "separate pieces" approach.
> Using one _syntax_ does not mean using one specific parser - and definitely
> doesn't mean using one monolithic program. Quite the opposite.

Hmm.  I thought the big argument for XSL, etc. expressed in XML was to parse
everything with the same parser.  Are you saying The One Syntax is for the
benefit of *humans*?

> >And though I'm not necessarily opposed-on-all-counts to expressing style
> >in XML, I really haven't yet seen an XML approach that doesn't butcher
> >the beauty and simplistic elegance of CSS.
> Mine included, I suppose.  Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

True...  So is simplicity.  :)


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