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RE: Strict DOCTYPE should automatically clean

From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 1999 17:44:17 -0400
To: "Dave Raggett" <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>
Dave Raggett wrote:

> > Could Tidy be made to automatically "clean" (FONTs to CSS) if
> > the Strict DOCTYPE is requested?  An HTML or XHTML Strict
> > document can't have FONT tags according to the DTDs.
> An interesting idea. Since people often use font tags in place
> of headings, this isn't such a straightforward thing to do.
> One idea would be to set the clean option automatically if the
> strict doctype was requested.

That would be ideal -- have the Strict doctypes automatically invoke "clean"
(and have "drop-font-tags" automatically invoke it too -- since "clean" must
currently be separately specified for "drop-font-tags" to work).

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