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Re: Design aims of XHTML 2.0

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2003 21:02:49 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200311052102.hA5L2nq11119@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> offer these simple bold/italics/indent buttons, but when a user applies some set of formatting
> properties to a section, that section could actually be assigned a style that takes on the
> formatting properties assigned. If the user ever decides to think so abstract as "there are

How does that differ from the situation where indent created completely
bogus blockquote elements, in many authoring/HTML email programs?

> to "guess" what the user meant. If there are only 3 formatting types used - a big bold font,

Someone already complained that Word XP guesses and guesses in strange ways.
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