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Re: The style attribute, again (was: kelvSYC's Thoughts on the new XHTML Draft)

From: Wingnut <wingnut@winternet.com>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 15:29:12 -0500
Message-ID: <3EC00418.5080904@winternet.com>
To: Mikko Rantalainen <mira@cc.jyu.fi>, www-html@w3.org

Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
> 
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> In addition (again IIRC), there wasn't a single real-world example where 
> the style attribute would have been needed [1]. All the examples given 
> were a direct result of silly authoring methods. If XHTML targets to be 
> a yet another presentational markup language, then we should include the 
> style attribute, otherwise not.

The style attribute is the only current method of handing-around 
author-preferred stylings WITH the node (element)... when a node is 
"gleaned" for transclusion purposes.

Please see...

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2003Jan/0201.html

And maybe all of this thread...

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2003Mar/0030.html

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Best!
Wingnut
Received on Monday, 12 May 2003 16:37:10 GMT

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