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[whatwg] contenteditable, <em> and <strong>

From: Tom Pike <tom.pike@xiven.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 12:12:22 +0000
Message-ID: <45A77B26.1020805@xiven.com>
Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 09:41:42 +0100, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
>>> Is the effort to get people to use CSS instead of <table> for layout
>>> abad idea?
>> It often is, sadly. When people really, really want a grid layout
>> modeland try to fake it with positioning or floats, the result tends
>> to bemore brittle and (particularly with positioning) less fluidly
>> scalablethan a <table> layout (positioning being worse than floats but
>> seehttp://dbaron.org/log/2005-12#e20051228a ).
> Just a side note: for grid layouts, display: table-* should be used.

It should, but in the current web authoring world where Internet
Explorer users cannot be ignored, that is not an option.

Best regards
Tom Pike
Received on Friday, 12 January 2007 04:12:22 UTC

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