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Re: XHTML 2.0 and <pre> element

From: Liorean <Liorean@user.bip.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 21:01:55 +0100
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At 00:29 2002-11-06 -0500, fantasai wrote:
>"pre" is short for "preformatted", not "preserve whitespace". A quoted 
>plaintext email or a code snippet is preformatted, and markup that states 
>this is not presentational.
>See http://www.w3.org/TR/html40/struct/text.html#h-9.3.4
>Presentation is suggested, not recommended, for <pre>--as it is in the 
>next section for <p>.

When you're speaking of pre...
A feature the pre element is lacking, is that it doesn't support 
format=flowed. That would be a good thing to have.

// Liorean
Received on Wednesday, 6 November 2002 15:02:14 UTC

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