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

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 20:51:16 +0100
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tot33qss7a8kvn@hp-a0a83fcd39d2.mdh.se>

On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 20:07:19 +0100, Patrick H. Lauke  
<redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> To be hardline, though: authors that do not understand these types of  
> differences between XHTML and HTML should not switch, then. If they get  
> caught out by the non-magic behaviour of <body>, then they're probably  
> (and I'll make a sweeping generalisation) the types of authors that  
> don't quite know why they should be moving to XHTML in the first place  
> and are only doing it because "it's fashionable" nowadays.

I don't disagree. But why should <body> be non-magic in XHTML when it is  
magic in HTML?

Simon Pieters
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2007 19:51:30 UTC

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