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Re: type attribute (Re: Site Maps and nested navigation)

From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 09:30:33 -0500
Message-Id: <p06230906bfbca2492397@[]>
To: David Dorward <david@us-lot.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Sorry for misusing the word "tag", but I trust most knew which 
attribute I was referring to. ;)


>On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 08:53:05AM -0500, Elizabeth J. Pyatt wrote:
>>  As far as using lists go, I actually use HTML (vs. XHTML) because I
>>  feel  that when XHTML  got rid of the TYPE= tag, it opened up the
>>  door for potential accessibility issue.
>Not that I want to encourage the use of XHTML, but the type
>attribute[1], was deprecated and relegated to the Transitional
>Doctypes in HTML 4, and remained in the Transitional doctype of XHTML
>1.0 (which is a silly language to use on the WWW), and lets not bother
>talking about XHTML 1.1 (which is an insane language to use on the
>[1] Not a tag. Its an attribute.
>David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk

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