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Re: style attribute, only on font?

From: Arne Johannessen <arne-list@thaw.de>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 13:02:38 +0100
Message-Id: <F8024B8B-7AEC-4236-80B4-51FA7FC49844@thaw.de>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Adam van den Hoven <adam.vandenhoven@gmail.com>

Adam van den Hoven wrote:
>>> Karl Dubost wrote:
>>>
>>>> [@style]
>>>>
>>>> [...] we really should find a way to strongly discourage its use  
>>>> (and the use of its DOM attribute) for non-WYSIWYG authors.
>
> That's all well and good in theory but I believe that most effects  
> libraries rely on node.style.propName to do their thing. [...]  
> Droping support for node.style is going to hurt a lot of people.

I understand the idea was not to remove it from the supported  
language, but to remove it from the conforming language -- in other  
words, to discourage its use.

<http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-html-design-principles-20071126/ 
#conformance>

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Arne Johannessen
Received on Sunday, 2 December 2007 04:04:35 GMT

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