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Re: Suggestion for a new feature.

From: Jock Murphy <jockm@stufflabs.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:33:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CAKjnjMvhXuCUfb=6NQXMmfjboYG8RG5=d3BYb1hyhx=Apw6fOQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "T.J. Crowder" <tj@crowdersoftware.com>
Cc: Parth Mehta <parth.rmehta@gmail.com>, public-html-comments@w3.org, whatwg@whatwg.org
If you need to do multiple br tags, or multiple nbsp, then is seems like you
are trying to affect the presentation of the page, which is really the job
of CSS.  Something that can be done specifically with the margin or padding
settings.

On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 2:23 PM, T.J. Crowder <tj@crowdersoftware.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I think if you find you need to do significant runs of multiple &nbsp;
> and/or<br> in a row, it may be worth looking at whether there's a better
> way to achieve the goal. What are the use cases?
> --
> T.J. Crowder
> Independent Software Engineer
> tj / crowder software / com
> www / crowder software / com
>
> On 13 July 2011 19:25, Parth Mehta <parth.rmehta@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> The tags "br" and "&nbsp" are most frequently used.
>>
>>
>>
>> The suggestion is to reduce and simplify the code while using the tags
>> "br" and "&nbsp" multiple times.
>>
>>
>>
>> Current code for three tabs: &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Suggested Code: &3nbsp;
>>
>>
>>
>> Current code for three newlines:  <br/><br/><br/> Suggested Code: <3br/>
>>
>>
>>
>> Similarly, the user can use any integer(in place of 3) for the number of
>> times the tags needs to be repeated.
>>
>>
>> --
>> *"Knowledge belongs to the whole world"*
>>
>> Regards
>> Parth Mehta
>> Email: parth.rmehta@gmail.com
>>
>>
>>
>


-- 
Jock Murphy
Founder
www.stufflabs.com
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