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Re: Are new void elements really a good idea?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 13:34:36 +0200
Message-ID: <48BA81CC.3020301@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 31 Aug 2008 13:22:14 +0200, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> On the other hand, what, except ideological reasons, stops us from 
>> allowing
>>
>>   <tagname></tagname>
>>
>> as well?
> 
> <br></br> "means" <br><br> due to legacy parsing.

Does that apply to new elements as well?

If that's the case, I would argue that we really shouldn't add new void 
elements to avoid exactly that kind of confusion.

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 31 August 2008 11:35:23 UTC

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