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Re: Bug 7034

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 03:40:28 -0700
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <4F066899-B160-4955-A5C4-8632F3A70E17@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Mar 24, 2010, at 3:37 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Mar 2010 11:33:31 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak  
> <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 24, 2010, at 3:29 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>
>>> Also, do we really still need to have arguments over why
>>> transitional doctypes are bad (they trigger an inferior rendering
>>> mode for one) and why presentational markup is to be avoided?
>>
>> I think I understand the value of avoiding quirks mode and almost
>> standards mode, enough to explain it. I'm not sure I understand fully
>> why presentational markup is to be avoided. Can you provide some
>> reasons or point to a good reference?
>>
>> I ask because I'm planning to make a wiki page that collects
>> rationales for authoring conformance requirements.
>
> Ian posted about this a while back:
>
>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Oct/0961.html

Awesome, thanks for the reference!

  - Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 24 March 2010 10:41:03 UTC

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