Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 12:39:13 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970713123913.00888b20@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 12:39:13 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Subject: Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0
In-Reply-To: <199707130606.XAA00247@italy.it.earthlink.net>

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At 11:05 PM 12/07/97 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
>E. Stephen Mack wrote:
>> Granted, there are many differences between the P element and
>> the BR element.  But while we're on the issue of collapsed
>> spaces and empty paragraphs (a hot topic, apparently), multiple
>> BRs deserve consideration as well--whether they end up endorsed
>> or not.
>
>My argument is this: If there is no logical reason to limit the
>presentational potential of an element, don't.

My argument is this:  If an element is used solely for its presentational 
potential, then that use of the element should be discouraged and replaced 
by style sheets.

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