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Re: Ignoring empty paragraphs

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 00:10:15 +0200
To: JOrendorff@ixl.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <u8k4fs4e3akm4lf6hgihbior3e6lgkg25u@4ax.com>
On Mon, 10 Apr 2000 13:31:28 -0400, JOrendorff@ixl.com wrote:

>More than one empty paragraph (if no one assigns borders or padding
>on <p> elements) looks like one empty paragraph.  But one
>empty paragraph still doesn't look like zero empty paragraphs.

><div>foo</div><p></p><div>bar</div>

>The <p> is not "ignored" here;

>it introduces a gap of about 1em, depending on your browser's
>setting for margins on <p>.

It does _not_ in Mozilla M14 "strict" mode.
(yes, I did try exactly your line up here before posting :)

It seems to me that we all need to prepare for a new and more compliant
set of browsers to appear not far from now (thank God for that).

"Web masters" job security also seems to be guaranteed for another
get-a-round-to-it :)

-- 
Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
<URL:http://member.newsguy.com/%7Ejrexon/>
Received on Monday, 10 April 2000 18:03:31 GMT

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