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Re: <font color="blue"> (was ISSUE-32)

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 18:00:47 -0400
Message-ID: <4A32D00F.5040608@mozilla.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html@w3.org
On 6/12/09 5:44 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote
>
> Well, the question didn't seem to be as much "what good would it be to
> abolish<font>  from the web". That question seems easy to answer.
>    

If the answer is "it wouldn't be good", then I agree. What is your answer?

> I interpreted the question as "why do we discuss what's conformant and
> non-conformant if a lot of people are not going care about the
> difference". My answer to that is "because some are going to care". If
> that's not a good enough answer then I'd like to hear proposals for
> what to do instead.
>    

That's a bad answer. People don't care about invalid markup if it works. 
http://www.google.com would seem to be example number 1.

- Rob
Received on Friday, 12 June 2009 22:01:26 UTC

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