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Symbols | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O that contain text warning the user of a potential problem. In order to make this text stand out more than usual, you might decide to color it red. All that's needed is a class of warn on each paragraph that contains warning text (<P CLASS="warn">) and the following rule:

P.warn {color: red;}

In the same document, you decide that any links | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Index: Z

z-axis: 9.5. Stacking Positioned Elements
z-index property: 9.5. Stacking Positioned Elements

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BLOCKQUOTE {font-style: italic;}
BLOCKQUOTE EM, BLOCKQUOTE I {font-style: normal;}
Figure 5-28

Figure 5-28. Common typographical conventions through CSS

Using XML to pass parameters and return values on servers makes it very easy to allow these servers to be web-enabled. A thin server side Java layer might be added that interacts with web browsers using HTML and translates the requests and responses from the client into XML, that is then fed into the server.

XML is totally extensible

By not predefining any tags in the XML Recommendation, the W3C allowed developers full control over customizing their data as they see fit. This makes XML very attractive to encoding data that already exists in legacy databases (by using database metadata, and other schema information). This extensibility of XML makes it such a great fit when trying to get different systems to work with each other.

XML supports shareable structure (using DTDs)