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RE: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 16:44:57 -0500
To: "'www html w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
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Daniel Glazman wrote:

> >>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.

What do you mean by "a restriction on the ID or class namespace"?  


/Jelks
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2003 16:45:09 GMT

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