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Re: [whatwg] <font> (was Support Existing Content)

From: Adrian Sutton <adrian.sutton@ephox.com>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 03:06:09 -0400
Message-ID: <C25E7581.954%adrian.sutton@ephox.com>
To: "Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis" <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: "Jon Barnett" <jonbarnett@gmail.com>, <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, "Sander Tekelenburg" <st@isoc.nl>, <public-html@w3.org>
On 2/5/07 4:59 PM, "Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis" <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
wrote:
> Adrian Sutton wrote:
> 
>> That said, by default our editor outputs the span tag version because we
>> like to follow standards and I recommend using our styles menu to apply CSS
>> classes and appropriate structural markup (headings etc). We did however
>> have to go back and add an option to output font tags because of user
>> complaints.
> 
> Why did these user complaints arise? How did the end-users tell the
> difference between the span and font elements?

They had backend systems that didn't support CSS. Like PDF conversion
utilities etc.

> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

Regards,

Adrian Sutton.
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