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Re: HTML 5 ...

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 15:31:14 -0700
Message-Id: <16C553EA-C786-42EF-A9F9-EAF2B167A9E4@jumis.com>
Cc: "public-html-comments@w3.org" <public-html-comments@w3.org>
To: Barry Kintner <barry@a2zcomputerworks.com>
Would you enumerate the elements and/or attributes you are concerned about losing?

For example: the longdesc attribute on images has been dropped without compatibility notes nor a practical replacement.

-Charles



On Oct 13, 2011, at 12:35 PM, "Barry Kintner" <barry@a2zcomputerworks.com> wrote:

> Good day -
> 
> -- Please do not drop recognition of older (simpler) HTML vocabulary. I find far too many people are over-using CSS etc - not really 
> knowing or understanding the needs of the visitor. I have even downloaded a page with a CSS file over 300k for a web page of 20k - this is 
> a practice that is un-acceptable.
> 
> -- I find I've been able to re-create business web pages - with all functionality retained - that are 60-90% smaller in file size, by using 
> so-called 'older' standards. Retain all the old codes that had been usable before (from 3.2-4.x).
> 
> -- I've made well over 2000 web pages and find I rarely need the 'latest' code for my audiences. This proposal is NOT a step forward - as I 
> understand it now.
> 
> Thank you
> 
> ..
> Barry Kintner  -  Phoenix, Arizona  USA
> ..
> 
> 
> 
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