Re: Mein gott, Nelson was arguing for CSS

James Tauber (
Wed, 10 Nov 1999 23:46:02 -0500

> > FWIW, the separation of presentation from structure/content predates
> > CSS and Nelson's article by about a quarter of a century.
> What are you referring to as the predecessor?

The work on GML (starting in 1969) that lead to SGML.

I believe William Tunnicliffe gave a presentation in 1967 on the topic of
separating the content of documents from their format.