On 10 Jan 2012, at 16:20, Wendell Piez wrote:
>> That's another strong argument for the use of CSS in @rend. We know
>> what CSS means, and how it cascades.
> Thereby binding TEI (further) to W3C-specified technologies and to tools
> that implement them?
yes, sounds like a good plan :-} just like I'll use MathML, SVG,
URIs, etc etc, and be very grateful for them!
> I have a great deal of sympathy with this. If I were trying to maintain
> TEI stylesheets for the world (which I categorically and definitively am
> not, being on record as feeling that such a resource is not an
> unmitigated good), I'd be tempted to say that @rend is for local
> projects, and nothing it says is warranted to interchange well.
> But this is different from casting the idea of ad hoc description of
> rendition, without using CSS, into the outer darkness.
I think I am wanting to simply rearrange the way I view it, and treat
@rend as more, and no less, than a short-hand comment for humans to read.
Which is a very valid thing to do.
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