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Re: Hortizontal filler

From: Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 16:43:13 +0100
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2009/1/12 Simetrical <simetrical@gmail.com>

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 7:42 AM, Giovanni Campagna
> <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com> wrote:
> > <a> is not allowed inside an other <a>, but who cares? use XHTML to avoid
> > dom rearranging and you will have any tag inside any tag.
>
> Anything served as text/html, though, will auto-close the first anchor
> when a second begins.  And of course, IE doesn't accept
> application/xhtml+xml, so for IE this suggestion doesn't work, even if
> you're being completely pragmatic.  In which case you may as well just
> use a transparent image, after all -- the question was how to do it in
> a good, standard fashion.
>

I think that losing XML validation while preserving well-formedness,
avoiding quirks, keeping DOM consistent, using CSS for presentation and
XHTML for content is easier than introducing a new feature in CSS - which
I'm not sure how it should work.
Received on Monday, 12 January 2009 15:43:50 GMT

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