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

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC335/O-XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 12:19:49 +0100
Message-ID: <3D6B6055.2D3EB2B7@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: eximcon <eximcon@mail.ru>
CC: David Majda <david.majda@seznam.cz>, www-html@w3.org

Does anyone know what this "DISCONTINUE" nonsense is that
originates from "eximcon" <eximcon@mail.ru> ?

Philip Taylor, RHBNC
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eximcon wrote:
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: David Majda <david.majda@seznam.cz>
> To: <www-html@w3.org>
> Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 9:46 PM
> Subject: Re: In support of the "line space" (nee <hr>)
> 
>  > On Wed, 21 Aug 2002 10:50:51 -0700 (PDT)
>  > Bill Daly <billdalynj@yahoo.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > | But is that a solution or a hack?
>  >
>  > Do I really need to answer this? It's a hack of course, but it's
>  > valid XHTML. I think a small hack like this is probably preferable to
>  > the <hr> element, which is a hack in itself.
>  >
> 
> I don't want to do hackery with <div>'s. What I need is to write hr
> sometimes, and style it in my CSS so that it looks how I want. I don't
> care if it is structural or presentational, it simply serves it's purpose.
> 
> You have a great opportunity to stop the progress of the web, because if
>    XHTML 2.0 goes out without <hr>, I simply won't use it. And if there
> will be more useful features "forgotten" in the spec, nobody will use it.
> 
> Think practically, sometimes.
> 
> Regards
> David Majda
> 
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> E-mail: david.majda@seznam.cz
> WWW:    http://dmajda.jinak.cz/
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