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Re: HTML5 differences from HTML4 editor's draft

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 10:15:17 +0200
To: "Ben 'Cerbera' Millard" <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ttwjvrjs64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 23:02:03 +0200, Ben 'Cerbera' Millard  
<cerbera@projectcerbera.com> wrote:
> AFAICT, the abbr="" attribute [1] was also "dropped" from <td> and <th>.

Ah, correct. I added that in my local copy.


> I see the document uses "dropped" to mean 'was featured in HTML4 but not  
> in HTML5'. Previously, the absence of these features has been described  
> by HTML5 being a "clean slate" and these features had not yet justified  
> their inclusion in HTML5. Is the document wrong about this or have I  
> misunderstood something?

Suggestions for better wording are welcome. It's just an Editor's draft ;-)


> [1] <http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/tables.html#adef-abbr>


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