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Re: Feedback on XHTML 2.0 WD (20030131)

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 17:19:18 -0800
To: www-html@w3.org
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Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote to <mailto:www-style@w3.org> on 28 March
2003 in "Re: Feedback on XHTML 2.0 WD (20030131)"
(<mid:200303281000.13994.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>):

> With title being an element, it's possible to [force] documents to have a
> title.

The naughty author can use empty content:

<title></title>

That is as useless as the absence of a 'title' element. So the question is
whether requiring a 'title' element encourages writing an actual title. I
think that the requirement does encourage good writing, but I would like to
see evidence supporting or contradicting this assumption.
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