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Re: Tips for deprecated tags and attributes

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 07:32:17 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
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On Sat, 24 Apr 2004 04:21:12 +0200, Frank Ellermann  
<nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de> wrote:

>> The HTML4/XHTML1 DTDs define up-to-date markup

> AFAIK <acronym> is also on the short list for deletions.

There was, IIRC, some talk on www-html about merging <acronym> with  
<abbr>, but as XHTML 2.0 is not being designed to be backwards compatable,  
won't be ready for years and won't be significantly supported by browsers  
for even longer - that is unimportant right now.

David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Saturday, 24 April 2004 02:27:22 UTC

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