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Re: Re[2]: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: (wrong string) šper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 10:16:41 +0100
Message-ID: <03ae01c2bd3f$fbc53570$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: (wrong string) «elik" <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, <www-html@w3.org>

Tantek «elik:
> The point is, that the style attribute is far far better than a loose
> collection of "bgcolor", "valign" etc. attributes,

That's a valid point, one of view in this discussion, although there are no
attributes to separate it from in XHTML2 or a current Strict DTD. Anyhow,
just being better than bad attributes doesn't make it good. Just being there
already doesn't conclude in a right to stay. But maybe these combined make
the attribute keepworthy.

> If you are saying that there aren't any systems that require or can
> use XHTML 2 in its current form, then you may be correct, and in
> that case, its the wrong thing to be working on.

That's a very b&w and pessimistic POV.

Christoph Pšper
Received on Thursday, 16 January 2003 04:16:26 UTC

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