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Re: "fighting it out between WGs" (was: inline CSS)

From: Arjun Ray <aray@q2.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 03:15:40 -0500 (EST)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10002230311320.1475-100000@mail.q2.net>


On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Murray Altheim wrote:

> I suspect much of the argument we've been hearing lately is to
> allow "mso-ignore: vglayout2".

Funny how this been evaded, right?

> Just to remind everyone what I"m talking about, here's it again (shield
> any children in the room):
> 
> >   <TD align=left vAlign=top><!--[if gte vml 1]><v:rect id=_x0000_s1025
> >   style="HEIGHT: 8.25pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 16.5pt; MARGIN-TOP: 3pt;
> >   POSITION: absolute; WIDTH: 9pt; Z-INDEX: 1"
> >   coordsize = "21600,21600" o:insetmode = "auto" filled = "f"
> >   fillcolor = "winColor(1)" strokecolor = "winColor(1)"><v:fill
> >   color2 = "winColor(17)"></v:fill><x:ClientData
> >   ObjectType="Rect"><x:AutoFill>False</x:AutoFill>
> >   </x:ClientData></v:rect><![endif]--><![if !vml]><span style='mso-
> >   ignore:vglayout;position: absolute;z-index:0;margin-left:22px;
> >   margin-top:4px;width:13px;height:12px'><img
> >   width=13 height=12 src="./generic_req_files/image003.gif"
> >   v:shapes="_x0000_s1025"></span><![endif]><SPAN
> >   style="mso-ignore: vglayout2">
> 
> That *may* be markup, but it's hardly HTML.

Well, doesn't Explorer support all this cruft?  The <![endif]>?  The
grabbing of stuff from inside a comment declaration?  x:ClientData -
is that a namespace thingy I see?  Are these all just features of the
-ahem- HTML parser?

Something tells me we're looking at the future of XML.


Arjun
Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2000 02:48:14 GMT

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