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RE: xhtml 2.0 working draft feedback

From: Matthew Fletcher <fletcherm@business1st.uk.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 09:06:14 +0100
Message-ID: <ACD217E6A92DA84FABE46143198468B6228127@srv3.Office.B-1St.Com>
To: "W3C HTML Mailing List (E-mail)" <www-html@w3.org>

We wouldn't have to use object though, right? We could just use <div/>, or <p/>

-----Original Message-----
From: webhooligan@got.net [mailto:webhooligan@got.net]
Sent: 21 May 2003 18:44
To: www-html@w3c.org
Subject: xhtml 2.0 working draft feedback





Hello,
After reading over the most recent draft of the xhtml 2 specification, my
primary concern is with the <h> and <section> elements.

While I do like the idea of removing the numbered heading elements from the
specification, the <section> element seems redundant to the <div> element. 

Also, I'm not yet convinced as to the effectiveness of the <l> element over the
<br /> element. I understand that the <l> element has greater potential for
styling, and I do believe I would use it under certain circumstances, however I
do not think it warrents deprecating the <br /> element.

I agree with the recomendation to replace <hr /> with <seperator />

I like the inclusion of the <nl> element.

I especially like the way in which the <meta> element has been restructured.

I have noticed that many do not like the deprecation of the <img> in favor of
<object>. I understand their arguments, however I think I see your reasoning,
and the benefits far outweight the disadvantages. Good thinking. 

Speaking of the  <object> element, Param would make more sense to me as an
attribute.

I hope this is of help, take care.

Mike Baldwin
Received on Thursday, 22 May 2003 04:07:31 GMT

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