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Re: Against 'start' and 'value' attributes

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 17:52:09 +0100
Message-ID: <3E6F65B9.4020607@netscape.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

Jim Dabell wrote:

>>In the wide world of document types, attributes are semantic in nature
>>rather than presentational.  It is more or less true, however, that
>>attributes in HTML up through 4.01 can be viewed as somewhat
>>presentational, and, in particular, the "class" attribute of an
>>element points to a presentation class.
>Actually, class is not limited to presentation at all, that's just its most 
>common use.
I have in front of me here a few HTML-based Web services using the class 
attribute and not having styles related to the possible classes.

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