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Re: HTML 5 conformance: table border obsolete?

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2014 03:10:17 +0100
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140206031017335390.306d7033@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Michael[tm] Smith, Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:37:38 +0900:
> Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, 2014-02-05 23:00 +0100:
> 
>> Some time early this year the validator has started to give an error 
>> message
>> when encountering:
>> 
>>   <table border="1">.
> 
> You should specify the table border display properties using CSS instead.
> 
> The table@border attribute is legacy presentational markup:

Mike, you are not answering the question. 

The answer is that @border is conforming in HTML5 and that the 
validator has a bug if it does not allow it. There was a change 
proposal process to have @border added back into the spec, and the CP 
prevailed.
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Leif Halvard Silli
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2014 02:10:47 UTC

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