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Re: ISSUE-54 (html5-doctype-vs-xslt): XSLT 1.0 can not generate HTML5 documents [HTML 5 spec]

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 01:05:47 -0700
Message-ID: <48C0E85B.5010902@sicking.cc>
To: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>
CC: 'Simon Pieters' <simonp@opera.com>, 'Boris Zbarsky' <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, 'Karl Dubost' <karl@w3.org>, 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>

Justin James wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-html-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Simon Pieters
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 4:23 AM
>> To: Boris Zbarsky; Karl Dubost
>> Cc: HTML WG
>> Subject: Re: ISSUE-54 (html5-doctype-vs-xslt): XSLT 1.0 can not
>> generate HTML5 documents [HTML 5 spec]
>>> 2) <font size="n"> gives different results in quirks mode.
>> This not.
> I am curious how much thought we want to give to an element that was deprecated in HTML 4. Authors have had nearly 10 years to stop using it. I think that is plenty of fair warning that it can/might/will become "broken". :)

It's not really a matter of how long something has been deprecated, but 
rather on how many pages out there does this something.

Would you use a browser where 30% of your favorite sites looked horrible 
or were simply unusable? Would your opinion change if the reason they 
broke was because the site relied on features deprecated in HTML4? Do 
you think average users would?

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 5 September 2008 08:07:29 UTC

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