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Re: Why the style attribute shouldn't be abandoned

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 17:26:51 +0100
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070702162651.GB25932@stripey.com>

Lachlan Hunt writes:

> Rene Saarsoo wrote:
> > 1.2. Computer-generated HTML
> >     The best example is Google giving you the HTML version of .doc
> >     or .pdf document.
> That's an interesting use case.

I think that's effectively an instance of HTML being created by a
wysiwyg editor (a user creates a wysiwyg Word document, which is then
automatically converted to HTML), an exception which is already being
dealt with.

It happens to be a batch process (with the HTMLification being
undertaken by somebody other than the document's original creator), but
that isn't really different from a document's creator choosing 'Save As'
in Word (assuming the existence of some future release of Word which
follows the HTML5 spec).

Received on Monday, 2 July 2007 16:27:02 UTC

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