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[Bug 11206] Presentational tag [font,b,u,i] CANNOT be removed for many reasons. Three scenarios very good scenarios: 1. HTML5 Mobile sites with BlackBerry8xxx and 9xxx support 2. HTML5 Emails 3. Legacy content 4. Injected legacy content via iframe/scripts 1) Producin

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--- Comment #5 from Fred P <fprog@hotmail.com> 2010-11-05 02:55:13 UTC ---
> So basically the spec just says that conformant pages
> cannot use <font> or <u>, but they are still defined
> and will continue to work forever, they'll just make
> HTML5 validators complain but will otherwise cause no problems.
> Is this okay with you, or is your point that you want
> the validator not to complain, or to only raise a warning, etc.?
> If you want that, then this is a duplicate of bug 9355, which is WONTFIX.

What I was suggesting is to create a "transitional" mode
validator like we had for HTML4 and XHTML1.

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