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Re: Why transformation?

Subject: Re: Why transformation?
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 09:25:06 -0500

Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Paul Prescod wrote:
> > Presumably people who have
> > looked at the issue more closely than I have decided that CSS's formatting
> > model was not sufficient.
> Strange assumption, indeed. The CSS and XSL formatting models are currently under
> harmonization and it seems quite impossible to harmonize two things if
> there is a too big difference between them.

I don't know how I could have stated this any more clearly, but: if CSS's
model was sufficient, they would have just used CSS's model and there
would have been no two things to harmonize, right? I didn't claim that
CSS's formatting model was miles away from XSL's. I merely said that it
*was not sufficient* (in the eyes of the people who decided not to use

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