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[Bug 12165] The requirement on the plaintext element conflicts with its old definition and usage. It is better to avoid requiring any support than to require support that breaks legacy usage. The plaintext element should be regarded as undefined in HTML5.

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Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 23:58:34 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12165

Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> 2011-02-23 23:58:34 UTC ---
Actually, the legacy behavior of plaintext is pretty neat.  Can we make it
valid?  :)

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