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Re: comments on 2002-12-12 XHTML 2.0 WD

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 09:54:54 +0100
Message-ID: <3E01895E.6000400@netscape.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

Richard Norman wrote:

>After thinking about this, I believe the the style attribute is good for
>single instance items like mentioned below.  Otherwise the CSS classes
>could become over used and too much overhead.  But hey I can work around
>not having it, but with having it, there is no need to force markup to
>create classes just to handle underlines and such...
>

Playing devil's advocate, some could answer that you need to use an ID 
selector. But I disagree with that.  Setting an explicit ID on an 
element makes it special, and adds semantics. And once again, it's not 
possibvle to copy/paste the element (and the element itself) preserving 
its intrinsic style.

So I definitely agree with you. Exactly my point.

</Daniel>
Received on Thursday, 19 December 2002 03:53:33 GMT

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