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[whatwg] Listing element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 16:45:32 +0200
Message-ID: <op.t84696ba64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Sat, 05 Apr 2008 16:37:42 +0200, Christoph P?per  
<christoph.paeper at crissov.de> wrote:
> The |listing| element is currently not defined in HTML5, but its parsing  
> is said to be the same as for |pre|. Will |listing| be included some day  
> or will it be left out, because |code| nested in |pre| provides the same  
> semantics already?

It will not be conforming for authors to use it. The parsing section  
simply has mention of some elements authors will not be allowed to use,  
such as <plaintext> and <listing>, because user agents need to handle them  
for Web compatibility. There is a note to that effect in the specification.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 5 April 2008 07:45:32 UTC

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