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RE: Formal definition of HTML5 (was Re: Version information)

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 10:42:34 -0700
Message-ID: <17955.46474.487253.175506@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com
Cc: raman@google.com, ian@hixie.ch, public-html@w3.org


Not to open old wounds -- but though we might not specify margin
width for div tags, pixel perfect rendering might bring back
blinking tags:-)


Chris Wilson writes:
 > T.V Raman [mailto:raman@google.com] wrote:
 > >If we're talking about HTML producing pixel perfect rendering,
 > >then I suggest it's time to press the reset button -- that was
 > >never HTML's goal, and nor should it ever become its goal.
 > 
 > I agree, but then I don't think it's rational to put a graphics API in the middle of the HTML spec.  (And actually, I'm kinda on the fence - other than OS-native controls, I'm not sure if rendering isn't de facto part of the spec anyway.  It's not like we could decide that <div> should have a default margin of 2ems or anything.  :)

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