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XHTML 1.1: the content of Legacy and Presentational modules

From: tapio1 <tapio1@nic.fi>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 09:28:08 +0300
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I write at this way in http://www.nic.fi/~tapio1/Teaching/Attributes2c.html#FONT:

One of the main aims of HTML 4.0 is to replace FONT and other pure presentational elements and attributes with CSS. Because the main idea of HTML 4.0 is to separate content and presentation, the Presentation Module is almost unnecessary, because elements B, I and TT have corresponding phrasal elements (STRONG, I and for example CODE) and they could be moved to the Legacy Module. SUB and SUP could be directly in the Text Module as Inline Phrasal elements or they could have an own module. Only BIG, SMALL and HR need this module, because they don't have corresponding phrasal elements and to replace them is necessary to use classes, but they could belong to the Legacy Module. HR could be understood also as a structural element and it could be moved among Block Structural - W3C has build an artificial symmetry, where both inline and block level elements have at least one structural, phrasal and presentational element. The Legacy Module doesn't need to base on the XHTML 1.0 Transitional document type, when also eements, which belong to the Strict document type could be moved to this module. XHTML 1.1 could follow stricter the original idea of HTML than any previous (X)HTML versions that HTML is semantic and structural language, not presentation language and the modularization could be internal more consistent.

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Tapio Markula
I like
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I have made something also with XML and XSL
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