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Re: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: Joris Huizer <joris_huizer@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 12:49:07 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20030114204907.68480.qmail@web20210.mail.yahoo.com>
To: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>, Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Cc: "'www html w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>


--- Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com> wrote:
> 
> Jelks Cabaniss wrote:
> 
> >>>It also dumps the extremely useful 'style'
> attribute
> >>
> >>Except for quick-n-dirty CSS test suites I can't
> see any use 
> >>for it. It's fully replacable by id + CSS, too.
> > 
> > 
> > And class + CSS.
> 
> No. It is not fully replacable since any solution
> with an
> ID or a class implies a restriction on the ID or
> class
> namespace. The remarkable fact about the style
> attribute
> is that it implies no restriction of that kind.
> 
> </Daniel>
> 

Styles which are so random that no overall class/ID
combo can be thought of to make it work without the
style attributes are probably kind of rare - and I'm
kind of sure pages like that are not really high
quality :-P

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