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Re: simulating <br>

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+www@vinc17.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 23:16:22 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20001025231622.A14282@vin.ens-lyon.fr>
On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 20:33:50 +0200, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> It is valid HTML. It is not good design, it is not the
> same thing.

I haven't said that it was invalid, only that it was bad.

> Common practice is the best reason in the world when there
> is no standard.

No, the best reason is semantics (which is the purpose of HTML).
For instance, most browsers display EM contents in italic, but
one can't blame browsers for choosing another way.

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