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Re: <br> and generated-content

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 13:14:22 +0200
Message-ID: <486B630E.1070608@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Alan Gresley wrote:

> Well implementors shouldn't concern themselves with what authors might 
> do.

Then implementors spent the last 15 years doing exactly the wrong thing.
The first postulate in our world is the following one :

   Not only Web authors will try things that you never though of, but
   they will use it extensively to the point it's a known hack or
   workaround. It can be ugly, hacky, invalid, whatever.
   Resistance is futile because whatever the uglyness or the invalidity,
   the browser MUST render something w/o crashing or failing.

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