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Re: XML cookbook questions

> You can, of course, specify the Body paragraph tag as the element 
> format at the highest level.... EDD format rules then modify virtually 
> one of the Body tag's format parameters..... That locks all 
> document formatting in stone....
> To me, the approach described above is antithetical to the entire 
> of structured document design.

Having built an EDD using a few paragraph & character formats, and 
where desired, I'd have to agree. For version 2, I'll probably try moving 
as much
formatting decisions as possible to styles.
Larry Kollar, Senior Technical Writer, ARRIS
"Content creators are the engine that drives
value in the information life cycle."
    -- Barry Schaeffer, on XML-Doc

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