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Re: fieldset element at XHTML Print 1.0

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 10:47:32 -0600
Message-ID: <45EEECA4.3080300@aptest.com>
To: Vicente Luque Centeno <vlc@it.uc3m.es>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>

Well - I can't speak for that document, but XHTML Modules cannot be 
subsetted - so you have to take everything in it or nothing.  Since they 
chose to use XHTML Basic Forms, they can only use the elements therein.  
They could not have chosen a subset of the items in XHTML Forms. 

Vicente Luque Centeno wrote:
>
> Thanks.
>
> However, why don't the fieldset and legend elements make sense in 
> XHTML Print?
>
> Best regards.
>
> Vicente Luque Centeno
> Dep. Ingeniería Telemática
> Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
> http://www.it.uc3m.es/vlc
>
> On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Shane McCarron wrote:
>
>> 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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>>
>>

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Managing Director                            Fax: +1 763 786-8180
ApTest Minnesota                            Inet: shane@aptest.com
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