Which style first ? Re: Associating DSSSL style sheets with documents

Richard Light richard at light.demon.co.uk
Mon Mar 10 13:47:37 GMT 1997

In message <9703100537.AA05622 at sqrex.sq.com>, lee at sq.com writes
>I wanted to point out that it is used for two different purposes.
>First, it is used to identify the type of the entity.
>Second, it is often used to specify how to process the entity.
>This assumes that all objects of the same type are always
>processed in the same way.  But this is not the case.
>If yuo want to link from a document to style sheet, you could
>reasonably (I think) use processing instructions.
>I don't yet know how XML will decide to do this.

Just a thought.  XML is planning to give give us a more powerful
[hyper]linking mechanism, with semantics on the links (yes?).  Could we
use that mechanism to differentiate the differing roles of external

Richard Light
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