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Re: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 12:42:52 -0500
Message-ID: <3E26EF1C.9090904@escape.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

Toby A Inkster wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 08:32:37PM -0500, fantasai wrote:
> | Suppose I have a paragraph I need to have green for some
> | arbitrary reason and I style it with the class "special".
> | A bit further down I have the description of a box of
> | pencils selling as "today's special" for a reduced price.
> | I want to style it so it stands out, but not necessarily
> | by making it green. I can't use class="special" because
> | it's taken.
> Then use class="green" instead!

Of course I can do that. But my *point* is that once
"special" was used for the green paragraph, it could
not be used for the pencil box description. It applies
equally to using "green". If I use "green" for the
green paragraph, I cannot use "green" for the pencil
box description.

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