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Conventions Used in This Book

  • Garamond Book is used for element and attribute names.

  • Constant Willison is used for program examples, attribute value literals, start- and end-tags, and source code example text.

  • Constant Willison Oblique is used for “replaceable” text or variables. Replaceable text is text that describes something you're supposed to type, like a filename, in which the word “filename” is a placeholder for the actual filename.

  • Garamond Italic is used for filenames and (in the print version of the book) URLs.

  • URLs are presented in parentheses after the name of the resource they describe in the print version of the book.