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Re: Bug#203498: ITP: decss -- utility for stripping CSS tags from an HTML page.


On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 11:38:12AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 05:56:32PM +0200, Emile van Bergen wrote:
> > >    I object to this ITP. Not very strongly, but I still object.
> > I think it's a wonderful idea to have a decss package in Debian. If
> > Debian cannot distribute the decss that allows Debian users to view DVD
> > movies (yet), then distributing this one is a good alternative, I'd say.
> You're clearly quite mad.  Regardless of whether this script is trivial
> to implement, it's not something anyone should be encouraged to actually
> *use*.  CSS is the *best* feature of the HTML4 standard.  Why would
> anyone in their right mind wish to strip nearly all the logical
> structure markup out of a document?

CSS is not the logical structure, it provides hints about the rendering
of the logical structure as given by the HTML tags.



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