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Re: HTML Presentation Elements

From: Josh Krieger <jkrieger@cast.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 11:20:47 -0500
Message-ID: <35080B5F.F1DFE03F@cast.org>
To: dd@w3.org
CC: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>, Josh Krieger <josh@zafu.com>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Daniel's comment below that the B and I elements are not removed in the
HTML 4.0 strict dtd is important. I didn't realize this. But it means
if this point is kept in the WAI guideline it is at odds with the
HTML 4.0 guideline.

Josh Krieger

Daniel Dardailler wrote:
> 
> > B, BASEFONT, BIG, CENTER, FONT, FRAME, FRAMESET, HR, I, IFRAME, IMG, PRE,
> > S, SMALL, STRIKE, SUB, SUP, TT, U.
> 
> I disagree HR is in the set. HR is a structural element to me, which I
> can decorated in CSS and specialize using its class or title.
> 
> FRAME stuff is also special, and separated in their own DTD.
> 
> IMG ? you mean vs. OBJECT ? It's not presentation, and not even
> deprecated (APPLET is).
> 
> Interesting enough, this doesn't match the strict vs. loose dtd.
> (B, I, TT, BIG and SMALL are in strict, the others are only in loose)
> 
> Also important to list are all the deprecated presentational
> attributes (background, link color, compact, align, etc)
Received on Thursday, 12 March 1998 11:27:03 GMT

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