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[whatwg] [web-apps] Some comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 23:23:51 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408252323200.21417@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, [ISO-8859-1] Olav Junker Kj?r wrote:
> 
> PS. I wish Mosaic had introduced an attribute to declare how 
> unrecognized tags should be handled, e.g legacy="ignore" would ignore 
> the element including contents, legacy="render" would render the element 
> as if it was a span, legacy="render-contents" would ignore the element 
> but render its contents. Maybe we should introduce the attribute now, 
> and reap the benefits in 10-15 years :-)

I don't think I'd like that. You'd end up with documents peppered with 
legacy="" attributes.

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