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Re: Soap re: Possible Tidy improvements

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 14:33:28 +0100
Message-ID: <402CD228.6000005@w3development.de>
To: www-html@w3.org

Cyril wrote:
> Dear Sirs,
> Rijk van Geijtenbeek wrote that inserting a form into a table raw without
> placing it (the form) into an exact table cell is "a gross violation of
> the HTML standard".

Yes, the form element is not allowed as a child of tr.

> (See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/html-tidy/2004JanMar/0058.html )
>       Soap:  Under  the  term "HTML standard", he, probably, meant W3C
>       Recommendation. Because a standard seems to me quite a dangerous
>       thing now. Have you ever tried to read and understand entire ISO
>       copyrights. It seems that the document has points more then HTML
>       has tags. While not to follow the ISO copyrights is also a gross
>       violation  but,  in  this  case,  not so a standard as already a
>       criminal legislation!
> If so then maybe it is possible to change HTML-Specification to allow
> users to do so?

Why should it be allowed? Because a form is typically rendered with a 
default margin at the bottom? You can change this with CSS.

Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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