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Re: HTML 5 conformance: table border obsolete?

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:49:48 -0500
Message-ID: <52F2F84C.6070400@intertwingly.net>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, www-validator@w3.org
On 02/05/2014 09:10 PM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> 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.

Here is the relevant decision:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Apr/0377.html

- Sam Ruby
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2014 02:50:22 UTC

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