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

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2002 09:03:09 +0200
To: www-html@w3.org
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On 23 Aug 2002 11:40-0900, you wrote:

>Bill Daly asked about using empty,
>>CSS-styled 'div' elements as section separators:
>>But is that a solution or a hack?

>It is most definitely a hack.

Are you sure?

>The empty 'div' elements used as section separators are even
>worse than 'hr' elements...if that can be.

There was at some historical time when the value of "nothing" got
assigned its own letter, i.e. the '0' (zero) and for a very good cause
even. That strike in it self opened up for modern time math to evolve
into what it is today. And whit out it correct math would be
impossible.

Still it seems that the value 'zero' is something that "markup
equilibrists" can not fathom, but instead happily goes on to paint
themselves into the nearest corner.

There is nothing wrong with a content-less element (its syntactical
markup shall be Ok of course) its only a matter of mathematical
amateurs to grow up and start recognizing 'zero' as a valid value
among values.

-- 
Rex
Received on Sunday, 25 August 2002 03:04:41 GMT

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