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Re: mixed signals on "Writing HTML documents", tutorial, etc.

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 18:54:25 +0200
To: "Maurice Carey" <maurice@thymeonline.com>, "HTML Working Group" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tt4mkzuw64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 18:47:02 +0200, Maurice Carey  
<maurice@thymeonline.com> wrote:
> Optional tags
> Certain tags can be omitted.
> Wouldn't it be better to say that implementers (browsers) are required to
> support documents under circumstances where certain tags were omitted but
> authors must strive for proper valid markup....or is the official  
> position of the working group that there's nothing wrong with omitting  
> html, head,
> and body tags in an html5 document?

I would actually like to be able to author the same way as I currently  
author HTML4 documents.

> ....but for longer ones this would be useless since most browsers don't  
> show the tool tip long enough and also don't break things into easier to  
> read
> multiple lines :(
> Is there anything in html5 that addresses that problem?

Those are problems in the browser as far as HTML5 is concerned.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 18 June 2007 16:54:29 UTC

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