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Re: fieldset element at XHTML Print 1.0

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 10:15:14 -0600
Message-ID: <45EEE512.5080700@aptest.com>
To: Vicente Luque Centeno <vlc@it.uc3m.es>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>

Basic forms was designed to provide a simple subset of forms - something 
readily supportable on devices with limited processing and display 
capabilities.  Those elements - in particular optgroup - did not call 
into that collection. 

Vicente Luque Centeno wrote:
> In XHTML Print 1.0, elements like fieldset, legend and optgroup are
> not allowed. Steven kindly told me that XHTML Print 1.0 uses the Basic
> Forms module from XHTML Modularization (which does not recognize such
> elements). Can someone explain why these elements were rejected from
> the Basic Forms module from XHTML Modularization? Wouldn't it be wiser 
> to have fieldset, legend and optgroup allowed in the Basic Forms module?
> Thanks.
> Vicente Luque Centeno
> Dep. Ingeniería Telemática
> Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
> http://www.it.uc3m.es/vlc

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