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Re: Ignoring empty paragraphs

From: Clover Andrew <aclover@1VALUE.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 09:33:55 +0200
Message-ID: <5F78AA062F6AD311A59000508B4AAF6D092AF6@pcs02>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
Surely there's also a valid use for empty <p> tags? Namely, a paragraph
whose contents will be filled in later using DHTML (appendChild or

Sure, you could get around the limitation by using a <div> instead, or
putting useless content (eg. &nbsp;) in the paragraph, but I think the
idea of this rule was to *decrease* HTML's kludge level, wasn't it?

Andrew Clover
Technical Support
Received on Monday, 10 April 2000 03:37:51 UTC

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