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Subject: Re: Formatting Objects considered harmful
From: Chris Maden <crism@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 16:56:33 -0400 (EDT)

[Paul Prescod]
> In the XSL FO world, it seems that you need to specifically target
> each disability because the FOs are not designed to degrade.

No, they're not.  Should they be?  Time to drag this out again:


What do people think?  I've gotten mixed feedback on it.  Some people
feel that providing a fallback will discourage real alternate-media
stylesheets' development, but I observe that those stylesheets are
almost never developed anyway.

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