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Re: In support of the "line space" (nee <hr>)

From: Joanne Hunter <jrhunter@menagerie.tf>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 23:09:50 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020821230950.1aeb6770.jrhunter@menagerie.tf>

The following text was discovered Wednesday 21 August 2002 in a note
attributed to one "Lorenzo De Tomasi <lorenzo.detomasi@libero.it>":

> I think that default presentational attributes are very important and must
> be suggested by W3C with the proposal of spreading
> 1. a good visual design education
> 2. a well structured information architecture
> 3. and a right use of specific words [avoiding the use of generic words in
> favor of technical words related to each knowledge field (i.e typography,
> graphic design, information architecture, bibliography, etc.)]
> The precise definition of a presentation standard for each element is very
> important for a correct rendering in each browser/media, avoiding
> differences in the renderings as happened in the past between MSIE and
> Netscape (i.e. button dimensions, window dimensions, etc.)
> What do you think?

I agree that there should be a single "default stylesheet" for browsers to
work with (cancelling out built in margin-left or padding-left on lists, for
example, is rather annoying). But that's a topic for www-style, not here. :)

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