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Re: "placeholder link"

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 15:35:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4688FF24.3020602@design-noir.de>
To: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
CC: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>, public-html@w3.org

Simon Pieters schrieb:
> 
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 04:24:10 +0200, Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl> wrote:
> 
>> [...] So why exactly should
>> <a>content</a> be defined as conforming?
> 
> Why not? What's wrong with <a>? It's conforming HTML4. It's shorter than 
> <span> and the stylesheet rules will be simpler.

They won't. "li > *" and "li > :link" (respectively "li > :not(:link)") 
do the job as well.

That said, there are other use cases for <a> without an attribute.

Dao
Received on Monday, 2 July 2007 15:51:37 UTC

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