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[whatwg] XSLT: HTML 5 --> HTML

From: Jorgen Horstink <mail@jorgenhorstink.nl>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 21:07:49 +0100
Message-ID: <FE02274C-F342-4C22-9FBD-3289E0262C1B@jorgenhorstink.nl>

On Feb 8, 2007, at 9:00 PM, David Latapie wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 19:17:32 +0000, Nicholas Shanks wrote:
>> On 6 Feb 2007, at 07:57, Karl Dubost wrote:
>>
>>>> unlikely. "div" and "span" elements didn't exist in HTML+.
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/HTMLPlus/htmlplus_1.html
>>
>> Ironically I was just reading that earlier today, then saw your post!
>> (I hadn't been reading this thread.)
>>
>> I wish the <image>fallback</image> tags had made it through the
>> years. It's so much better than <img alt="blah"> and doesn't suffer
>> from the self-closing-tag-in-html problem.
>
> HTML 3.0 too had some great ideas. I'm still missing
> - FN (but CSS3 has something about footnote that may fix this)
> - LH (caption for list! A must-have)

Why not using the title attribute?

> - NOTE (I use <tt>for remarks)
>
> Some others I don't miss much but seemed good
> - ISINDEX (well, I'm not missing it, I just never understood what it
> was meant for)
> - PERSON and AU (why were they removed while CITE and ADDRESS are  
> still
> there?)
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