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[Bug 12235] Make <xmp> conforming

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Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:33:16 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-12235-2486-YAURE76FPM@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12235

--- Comment #24 from Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu> ---
(In reply to Aryeh Gregor from comment #22)
> If you would like anyone to change things, you should provide more evidence
> and reasoning to support your case.

Or perhaps you can escalate this issue to the HTML Working Group rather than
ask other people to do so ("please reconsider"). I don't think debating this
issue further is helpful.

Some of the data points that might be interesting to find:

1. How many pages out there on the Web have <xmp>?
2. How much more time would you spend on hand authoring <xmp> than <pre>
(benchmark of a human)?

I don't think you need this sort of thing to do the escalation though, as I
don't think "I've already decided on this and you don't have new data" is a
valid argument.

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