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Re: Proposing <indent> vs. <blockquote>

From: Dao Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 11:53:13 +0200
Message-ID: <461A0D09.1080006@design-noir.de>
To: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Mike Schinkel wrote:
> Yes, I can use CSS, but indent is such a common need that I end up 
> using <blockquote> because it doesn't require me to remember the 
> idiosyncrasies of the box model and how it applies to different browsers.

You think that's a valid reason?

> Providing an <indent> would add zero semantic information

... which directly violates our Design Principles.

> and they could use the class attribute to provide additional semantics 
> if desired.

So you expect accessible browser X to recognize <indent class="quote"> 
as a quote?

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