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[Bug 14153] This defeats the entire purpose of separating style and content. Style scoping works quite well using the CSS cascade

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--- Comment #1 from John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> 2011-09-16 00:45:16 UTC ---
Likely duplication at Bug 14154 

Styling should be reserved for CSS, and not embedded into the HTML layer with
the <style> element. 

John Allsopp has written a good post at
which details the problems.

Proposed Solution:
Remove the style element from the HTML specification. As Eric Meyer notes in a
response to John's article:
     "...Of course, Id prefer to do the same thing in the style attribute, as
in style="@import url(blah.css);"  and I pushed to get that capability added
to CSS, which it eventually was in the style attribute module" - which suggests
that the problem the style element was trying to solve has been solved via CSS

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