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Re: XHTML 2.0: Text Module/<l> vs. <br /> element (PR#7882)

From: Shane McCarron <xhtml2-issues@mn.aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 09:45:15 -0500
Message-Id: <200604051445.k35EjF2k014179@htmlwg.mn.aptest.com>
To: mike.agnes@gmail.com
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org

Can you please send us an example?  The working group cannot come up with an
example where there would be a difference.

> From: Mike Agnes <mike.agnes@gmail.com>
> To: www-html-editor@w3.org
> Subject: XHTML 2.0: Text Module/<l> vs. <br /> element
> Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 08:13:46 -0500
> Message-ID: <8cb3bc2f0602130513p62588d6ao705706ac279486bb@mail.gmail.com>
> X-Archived-At: http://www.w3.org/mid/8cb3bc2f0602130513p62588d6ao705706ac279486bb@mail.gmail.com
> 
> The new <l> element is a logical addition and marks semantic content.
> However, in presentation of text there is often the need, for content
> reasons,
> to start a new line of text that semantically has no ending until the end of
> the paragraph.
> The intent of such a line break does not correspond to the intention of the
> <l> element
> and additionally may present rendering problems vis css.
> 
> Any human text editor will confirm the need to retain the <br /> element.
> 
> Mike Agnes
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 5 April 2006 14:47:20 GMT

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