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Re: [XHTML2] Unicode line and paragraph separators

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2003 07:29:12 +0100
To: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030404062912.GA6860@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 12:52:14AM -0500, Ernest Cline wrote:
| If there 
| were no earlier (X)HTML standards, I think that separator model would 
| be clearly the superior. If XHTML2 was not already engaged in the 
| pruning of existing (X)HTML elements, then markup elements would 
| clearly be the preferred choice. However, the earlier standards do 
| exist and XHTML2 is pruning a significant number of (X)HTML elements, 
| meaning that the choice must be made on another basis.

An argument against it is this. Your &ls; entity would be effectively 
and semantically the same as <br/> which is one of the elements we're 
actively tring to get rid of!

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