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Re: argument for deprecating BLOCKQUOTE in canonical HTML/XHTML

From: Dao Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2007 00:06:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4614216C.5000106@design-noir.de>
To: Robert Brodrecht <w3c@robertdot.org>
CC: annevk@opera.com, asbjorn@ulsberg.no, public-html@w3.org

Robert Brodrecht wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren said:
>> On Wed, 04 Apr 2007 22:05:22 +0200, Robert Brodrecht <w3c@robertdot.org>
>>   wrote:
>> These two elements are unusual for HTML in that they may
>> serve as either block-level or inline elements (but not both).
>> They may contain one or more words within a paragraph or
>> contain one or more block-level elements such as
>> paragraphs, lists and tables.
> 
> That's an odd duck.  I wonder if a <quote> would have the same styling
> issues you've had, Anne.

It would be worse. <ins> and <del> have simple default styles that work 
both inline and across blocks. I wouldn't know how to do something 
similar for <quote>.

--Dao
Received on Wednesday, 4 April 2007 22:06:43 UTC

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