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Re: Are new void elements really a good idea?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 00:52:09 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ugrwg7vh64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008 13:34:36 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> 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?

No, but it would be confusing to allow a end tag only for a subset of the  
void elements. (Besides that, people will start trying to put stuff  
between the tags, of course.)


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Sunday, 31 August 2008 22:52:53 GMT

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