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Re: Formatting Objects considered harmful

Subject: Re: Formatting Objects considered harmful
From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 17:23:28 +0200 (MET DST)

James Clark wrote:

 > This issue here is whether to send (X)HTML or arbitrary XML to the
 > client. That's a reasonable issue, and I think there are good arguments
 > for keeping the XML that you send to the client close to HTML,

I agree.

 > but it's
 > no basis for the claim that XSL Formatting Objects are harmful.

If servers output XFO instead of (X)HTML (or other globally known,
abstract formats) harm is done.


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