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Re: XHTML Basic 1.1 and setting input field to numeric mode

From: Luca Passani <passani@eunet.no>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 22:55:48 +0200
Message-ID: <4862B0D4.8050604@eunet.no>
To: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
CC: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org


 > And, frankly, from the abrasive manner you exhibit I have no further 
interest in the topic

sorry, honey, this is the manner developers exhibit when they discuss 
seriously.
If you think it's too abrasive, you probably have spent too much time 
with W3C.

How do I get the request to fully preserve @style on the XHTML WG table?

Luca

Tina Holmboe wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 09:12:25PM +0200, Luca Passani wrote:
>   
>> Tina Holmboe wrote:
>>     
>>>   In addition it is likely that UAs will continue to support style; nay,
>>>   it is certain that they will for backwards compatibility reasons.
>>>
>>>   The question whether we should remove it from a /new/ standard doesn't
>>>   have much of an impact on whether UAs will remove it from something
>>>   already established.
>>>       
>
>   
>> "W3C can do pretty much what they want, since it's irrelevant and  
>> browser manufacturers
>>     
>
>   
>> Is this what you mean?
>>     
>
>   No. I mean that simply because we release a NEW standard the UA writers
>   won't remove support for OLD standards. That's what I wrote, and that's
>   what it meant.
>
>   Unless what you want to do today /doesn't work/, then it would seem that
>   the standard you /are/ using fill your purpose, and this discussion has
>   really lost its point.
>
>   And, frankly, from the abrasive manner you exhibit I have no further
>   interest in the topic until and unless it ends up on the XHTML WG table
>   for serious consideration.
>
>   
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