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Re: XHTML 2.0: Text Module/<l> vs. <br /> element

From: lorenzo de tomasi <lorenzo.detomasi@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 19:37:49 +0100
Message-ID: <5c2a5c380602151037p6efc01bei@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Agnes <mike.agnes@gmail.com>
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org

<br /> can be used as forced line break, typical of evry pagination
software, like Adobe InDesign or Quark XPress.

What do you think?

Lorenzo De Tomasi
Information designer

2006/2/13, Mike Agnes <mike.agnes@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

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