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Re: What about backward compatibility?

From: Bill Mason <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 13:26:21 -0700
Message-ID: <4856CC6D.3040809@accessibleinter.net>
To: Daniel Hejduk <daniel.hejduk@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Daniel Hejduk wrote:
> What is different between <hr> and <separator>? How may browsers interpret it?
> Why to delete <menu> and use <nl>? May I type my page for old and new browsers?
> Why may I type XHTML - to forward compatibility? I prefer backward
> compatibility with an old SGML parsers.

The elements you are questioning to are in XHTML2 [1].

This list is for commenting on HTML5 [2].  There are no such elements as 
separator and nl in HTML5.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-html5-20080610/

Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
Received on Monday, 16 June 2008 20:27:05 UTC

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