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Re: [CSS21] Make XHTML <body> magic just like HTML <body>

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 16:19:57 +1000
To: "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, "Simon Pieters" <zcorpan@gmail.com>, "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tqyuh42n64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 03:53:13 +1000, Steven Pemberton  
<steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:
> When XHTML1 came along the CSS WG rightly saw it as an opportunity to  
> start phasing out the concept of magic elements. If we are interested in  
> making HTML and XHTML work consistently, then better to make the  
> consistent behaviour the simpler, desirable one, and deprecate the  
> concept of magic elements.

Deprecating is not really a solution. It helps exactly no one. Adopting a  
widely used authoring practice as standard, however, does.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2007 06:20:43 UTC

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