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Re: [XHTML2] Unicode line and paragraph separators

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2003 09:27:32 -0700 (PDT)
To: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>, "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.50.0304080926140.19041-100000@tavis.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 5 Apr 2003, Tantek [ISO-8859-1] «elik wrote:
> On 4/5/03 1:32 PM, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>> On Sat, 5 Apr 2003, Tantek [ISO-8859-1] ?lik wrote:
>>> People will write XHTML2 that "happens to work" in current/legacy browsers
>>> that don't actually have any support for XHTML2, kind of like people are now
>>> writing/sending XHTML1 that "happens to work" in current/legacy browsers
>>> that don't actually have any support for XHTML1.
>>
>> With XHTML1, that was encouraged by the specs explicitly allowing it. I
>> hope it will not be encouraged with XHTML2.
>
> It doesn't matter whether it will be encouraged or not - people will do it
> if they can get it to "work".

I think it has _some_ effect. But granted, probably not much. Oh well.

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