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Re: <meta> tags and their practical use

From: Toby Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 00:04:09 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Fri, 23 Aug 2002 20:32:42 +0200
Kai Lahmann <kl@3dots.de> wrote:

| Is there any remaining practical use of <meta>?

With the http-equiv attribute, yes! Not everyone has the permission to use .htaccess files and stuff, so the <meta> tag has its uses. With the name attribute however, I can't think of any real reason to keep it.

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