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Enhanced "stylising" request

From: Barney Wol <Barney.Wol@noctua.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2000 16:39:15 +0000
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To: html-tidy@w3.org
Hi Dave,

	The facility to convert old-fashioned FONT tags etc. to STYLE 
in HTML Tidy is brilliant, and has certainly helped this novice who 
was fighting with the STYLE syntax - thank you!  I find the font size 
percentages that are substituted for the old <FONT SIZE="+1"> etc. 
don't accurately reflect how my browser (Netscape 4.7 on a Macintosh) 
treats the old integer values: is this a symptom of the PC/Macintosh 
and Netscape/Explorer incompatibilities?

	There are some slightly surprising omissions from these 
"stylising" conversions though:

Colour and background image data, traditionaly added to the <BODY> 
tag, can now be encoded within the STYLE definitions.

<B> and <U> tags can also be encoded in STYLE, but Tidy doesn't.

	Would it be a reasonable request that you add these to the 
list of extra features to implement on a rainy afternoon?  (We *do* 
get plenty of those in England at this time of year :-)



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