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"Gregory J. Murphy" writes:
>First, a general comment. It is, to a limited degree, useful to think of
>this as a DTD to DTD conversion - but only to a limited degree. I know
>I'll ruffle some feathers when I say this (though perhaps not on _this_
>list), but HTML is to my mind really just a style sheet.
> If you can
>accept that, and if you are amongst those users of the TEI - I hope the
>majority - who use it to document text _structure_, then you can draw two
> 1. There is no single TEI to HTML mapping. Some people will
>want their paragraphs rendered as an empty line, and will map the TEI <p>
>to an HTML <p>; others will want a carriage return followed by a tabbed
>indent, and will resort to some kludge like <br><pre>\t</pre>.
Deep sigh. Frown. Weighted expression.
Of all the places to see this sort of thing.
Would that stylesheets were widely deployed, and this tag abuse were
not the only choice!
But take heart! And stay tuned for announcements of stylesheet support
from some major players...
Stay tuned to: http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/Style/
Daniel W. Connolly "We believe in the interconnectedness of all things"
Research Scientist, MIT/W3C PGP: EDF8 A8E4 F3BB 0F3C FD1B 7BE0 716C FF21
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