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Re: Dropping <input usemap="">

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 16:20:05 +0100
Message-ID: <46C319A5.7080808@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Philip Taylor <philip@zaynar.demon.co.uk>
CC: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>



Philip Taylor wrote:
 >
 > Robert Burns wrote:
 >> Thanks for the additional statistics. However, I just don't know what
 >> these are supposed to show. No site is going to break because their
 >> |blink| element didn't work.
 >
 > They will still break, though to a much more limited extent, since IE
 > users won't get the optimal viewing experience that the author intended
 > and may miss out on the intended emphasis of some parts of the page -

I respectfully disagree with my namesake : pages don't "break" when
CSS is not supported, and |blink| as an element or attribute is just
a precursor to CSS (as are |b|, |u|, |i|, etc).

Philip TAYLOR (the other one).
Received on Wednesday, 15 August 2007 15:26:11 UTC

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