Re: Simplicity and HTML

Gavin Nicol (
Thu, 30 Mar 95 23:03:39 EST

>Tables are not really complex. Describing tables in terms of their
>appearance, instead of in terms of their logical structure (and
>leaving the rendering details to the style sheet), is middling

Ah. Do you also subscribe to the Erik Naggum Zen table model (tables
do not esist...)? I tend to think that way.

>The tradeoff is worth it for tables. The present discussion
>isn't really about complexity, it's about NIH. As for the
>rest, um, how's DSSSL-Light coming?

At least on the usablility (familiarity) side anyway.

I believe progress on both DSSSL and DSSSL-Lite is being made.