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br element should be eliminated

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 10:45:35 -0400
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To: www-html@w3.org

A formal comment on the "XHTML 2.0 W3C Working Draft 5 August 2002":

The line element in XHTML 2.0 is a good thing. It removes one of the 
last presentational elements in HTML.

However, as long as XHTML 2.0 is breaking backwards compatibility by 
eliminating img, rewriting frames, and more; I see no reason to keep 
br. I suggest throwing it out completely. That can only simplify the 
spec and implementations.
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