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Re: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 09:58:32 +0000 (GMT)
To: Daniel Glazman <glazou_2000@yahoo.fr>
Cc: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0301160955320.15749-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> I don't understand what you mean by this. The spec doesn't talk about
>> carriage returns or line feeds. The only normative part of the spec
>> you just quoted is "The l element contains a sub-paragraph that
>> represents a sinle line of text".
>> The informative part, indicating how to render it, merely says "It
>> contains a piece of text that when visually represented should start
>> on a new line, and have a line break at the end", which is perfectly
>> well handled by 'display:block'.
> Section 8 of XHTML2 WD says "this section is normative".
> and nothing in section 8.10 says its first paragraph is informative.
> The "normative" of section 8 applies to 8.10 too.

My bad, I misread "should" for "could".

In any case, I still don't understand what your point was. Could you
explain what you meant in



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