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Re: style attribute, only on font?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:31:49 -0600
Message-ID: <4752FA15.4000406@mit.edu>
To: Arne Johannessen <arne@thaw.de>
CC: Adam van den Hoven <adam.vandenhoven@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org

Arne Johannessen wrote:
> 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.

Sure, but if there is no viable alternative (and there isn't for node.style, as 
I pointed out), then "discouraging its use" is a futile exercise.  If it's the 
only way to get things done, people will do it.

-Boris
Received on Sunday, 2 December 2007 18:32:21 UTC

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