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Re: Pandering to poor authorship

From: Maurice <maurice@thymeonline.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 16:20:19 -0400
To: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C25BC7C3.234B%maurice@thymeonline.com>

On 4/28/07 4:11 PM, "Sander Tekelenburg" <st@isoc.nl> wrote:

> I don't see how I'm making your point. If an admin won't allow editors to
> indent content, he'll not allow that. It doesn't matter if he needs to strip
> style attributes or rewrite an <indent> element. Hence *for your use case*,
> <indent> won't help. That's all I'm saying.
> 
>>> And when the site admin *does* want to allow users to 'go nuts', he can
>>> simply allow style attributes.
>> 
>> Currently either he has to allow style elements or he cannot give users
>> a complete set of reasonable control w/o essentially endorsing misused
>> semantics (i.e. <blockquote>)
> 
> A site admin can allow specific styling of specific elements. Reasonably
> user-friendly even. For instance by allowing editors to assign predefined
> class names that correspond to a rule in an external Style Sheet.

Yup, basically what I was going to say.

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