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Re: Tips for deprecated tags and attributes

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 18:21:31 +0200
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <4097912c.138732036@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Nick Kew wrote:
>> The HTML Tidy <http://tidy.sf.net> maintainers would greatly appreciate
>> a comprehensive list of proprietary/deprecated markup
>
>How could such a list ever exist?  What would it do with
><thisisaproprietarytagIinventedsincethelistwascompiled>?

Nothing, obviously. It would probably don't do anything with e.g.

  <INPUT TYPE="password" AUTOCOMPLETE="off">

either. Or it could handle all such cases in a generic way and suggest
to drop it, which is what Tidy does when using --drop-proprietary-...
configuration options.
Received on Saturday, 24 April 2004 12:30:24 GMT

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