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From: Jordan Clark <clarky_y2k@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 15:09:56 +0000
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To: <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi>, <public-html-comments@w3.org>

Dear Yucca,

You make a good point there. However, I tend to find that the web authors who prefer the TABLE/FONT route tend not to care much for validation!

However, I agree with what you are saying… in fact, Hixie has gone out of his way to incorporate the legacy techniques which are used in the “real world”, like it or not (e.g. the EMBED element, as you mentioned).

That is what I like so much about HTML5 spec: it has adopted a “pave the cowpaths” approach – the exact opposite attitude of the now-defunct XHTML2 spec.

Jordan Clark
Swansea, United Kingdom


PS: I just wanted to say that your website has helped me a lot over the years, and is one of my regular sources of reference, time and time again. I would say keep up the good work; however, think you’ve done enough already! Thanks for that!

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