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

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 23:22:45 +0100
Message-ID: <48695CB5.7060700@googlemail.com>
To: Luca Passani <passani@eunet.no>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> So it seems to me you either need to:
> 
> 1. Make the case that XHTML2 is not a natural migration target, or at 
> least that there are other natural migration targets which are likely to 
> include the "style" attribute or something very similar.
> 
> /or/
> 
> 2. Make the case against removing the "style" attribute from any (X)HTML 
> standard. None of your arguments seem specific to XHTML 1.1 Basic anyway.

I guess another line of argument would be:

3. That migrating from markup with the "style" attribute to markup 
without the "style" attribute will prove trivial. (You could look at how 
HTML Tidy pulls "style" attribute CSS into a "style" element, for example.)

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Monday, 30 June 2008 22:23:23 GMT

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