Submission request to W3C

We, Netscape Communications Corporation, hereby submit to the Consortium the following specification comprising the document(s) linked below:

  1. JavaScript-Based Style Sheets

which is referred to as "the submission". We request the submission be known as the JSSS submission.


This document specifies a method to attach styles to HTML documents using the existing property-based language JavaScript. This document does not attempt to explain the JavaScript syntax. JavaScript documentation is publicly available from Netscape.

Intellectual property Rights

[Please state your company's policy. This may be taken into account when considering whether the submission will be acknowledged or adopted as a work item].


The following are registered marks refered to in this request or the submission.

JavaScript Style Sheets retain the JavaScript language terms and conditions, but there are no other terms and conditions applied.


The submission may distributed within the membership of the W3C free of any fee.

JavaScript standardization will be initiated in ECMA in November (30 day Call). There will be no restrictions on the availability of this specification imposed by Netscape. (optionally)The submission may be distributed publicly free of any fee

(optionally)In the case that the submission is [acknowledged| accepted as a work item] publicly free of any fee.


The following points should be noted as regards licensable technology involved in any third party implementations of the technology specified in the submission: There are no known proprietary technologies required to use JavaScript Style Sheets.

Suggested action

We would like W3C to progress the specification to a recommended practice


To help with this work, Netscape will work within the W3C ERB to complete the standardization process for this specification.

Change control

Should any changes be required to the document, JavaScript Style Sheets will be subject to normal W3C processes for change and update.


 Carl Cargill                          Standards Program Manager
 Netscape Communications               +1 415 937 3516 Voice
 501 E. Middlefield Road               +1 415 528 4120 Fax
 Mountain View CA 94043


this 7th day of October, 1996,

Netscape Communications Corporation

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