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Re: <NOBR> - Returning to the question....

From: <olafBuddenhagen@web.de>
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2004 13:12:19 +0200
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040403111219.GA527@sky.local>

Hi,

On Sat, Apr 03, 2004 at 12:28:55AM +0300, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> > There is nothing wrong in putting a NBZW between *each* pair of
> > characters in such a case.
> 
> I'm afraid you are serious about that.

Sure.

Again, this is only for exceptional cases. Usually you would use <code>
and don't bother about automatic line breaking at all.

> > But again, you can use markup for such situations very well --
> > that's what <code> is for. (Or at least, it should be...)
> 
> So you mean you would accept <nobr> in the <code> disguise? Then I
> think you haven't understood the problem.

It's not a disguise. The difference is like <i> and <em>: They typically
produce the same visual effect; but the first one only tells how the
author wants something to look in a visual browser, while the second one
tells what it is -- the visual effect is secondary here.

-antrik-
Received on Saturday, 3 April 2004 10:01:03 GMT

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