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Re: <font> and style="" in HTML5

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 20:38:58 +0100
Message-ID: <48177952.5020208@splintered.co.uk>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:

>> 6. What about <script> and @onclick, @onmouseover, etc?
>> If we are going to drop @style, then we should be consistent and also 
>> drop all the scripting related attributes too.
> Why?

Because if all references to presentation is to be expunged from the 
content per se, then all behaviour should also be removed to follow the 
same separation of concerns?

Patrick H. Lauke
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