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Re: Proposing <indent> vs. <blockquote>

From: Alexander Graf <a.graf@aetherworld.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 18:04:44 +0200
Message-Id: <BA2ABA2D-3EAB-4D7A-9E1F-CB32D49002FC@aetherworld.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, Brad Fults <bfults@neatbox.com>
To: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>

Think <b>, <i>, <strike>,.... all the effects of those can be  
achieved in a more
consistent way using CSS. If you have problems with the box model or  
indenting
of text, you should probably join the CSS working group.

HTML is (going to be) about semantics in the structure of the  
document. If it
weren't, we can deprecate <div> as well and go back to table layouts.


> I can't think of a single use case where an <indent> element would be
> a better representation of content than contemporary HTML elements
> styled with CSS.
>
> Any incoherencies in the box model support in different browsers are
> only temporary and will be eradicated in the coming months/years. In
> any case, bugs in current implementations of reasonable specs are
> certainly no reason to introduce entirely new elements only to get
> around the bugs.
>
>
> -- 
> Brad Fults
Received on Monday, 9 April 2007 16:05:44 GMT

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