Re: Formal definition of HTML5 (was Re: Version information)

Chris Wilson wrote:
> T.V Raman [] wrote:
>> If we're talking about HTML producing pixel perfect rendering,
>> then I suggest it's time to press the reset button -- that was
>> never HTML's goal, and nor should it ever become its goal.
> I agree, but then I don't think it's rational to put a graphics API in the middle of the HTML spec.  (And actually, I'm kinda on the fence - other than OS-native controls, I'm not sure if rendering isn't de facto part of the spec anyway.  It's not like we could decide that <div> should have a default margin of 2ems or anything.  :)

Reminds me of Roger Johansson's proposal (it was a joke, of course) to
make all tables with no caption, headers, or summary to default to 10
pixel padding that can't be overridden. I'm sad it can't be done :(

Received on Monday, 16 April 2007 17:45:45 UTC