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Re: Wiki page for style attribute

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2007 18:23:00 +0200
To: "Rene Saarsoo" <nene@triin.net>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tusnsmez64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 01 Jul 2007 15:51:32 +0200, Rene Saarsoo <nene@triin.net> wrote:
> I looked through all the e-mails on topic and tried to document
> all the reported use-cases.
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/StyleAttribute

Regarding the arguments on that page:

1. I think debugging is an important usecase. Your debugging tool might  
display an error for incorrect and that would prevent you from using the  
style= attribute.

2. Syndication is also addressed by <style scope>.

3. It's unclear to me why <font> and WYSIWYG editors are dragged into  
this. In particular, I'm not convinced that <span style=color:red> is  
better than <font color=red> especially since the latter is way easier to  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 1 July 2007 16:23:11 UTC

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