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Re: Redefine <br>

From: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 19:34:21 -0500
Message-ID: <39FE138D.3355EA49@escape.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Dave J Woolley wrote:
> BR always was strictly presentational; I've never seen
> it used in the sense of the morse code break symbol.

I didn't intend it that way--only as a break between, say,
two lines in a poem or a soft break in the middle of a
paragraph--people do that all the time in email.

I used aural CSS because, as you say, you cannot express
the typical visual rendering of <br> in CSS. I think it 
can be done.. but that's off-topic.

> What you are doing is trying to overload a presentational
> element with a structural meaning it never had.

Then it doesn't belong under Inline Structural.
Received on Monday, 30 October 2000 19:33:59 UTC

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