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[whatwg] [br] element should not be a line break

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 19:24:15 +0200
Message-ID: <1E2FACFB-9538-4AD3-9974-64D3E6F9DDA6@crissov.de>
Jeremy Keith:
> The <hr> element is currently defined as "a paragraph-level thematic break." I think <br> could be defined as "a text-level thematic break."

That makes perfect sense. The only problem I see is existing content which relies on consecutive ?br?s producing multiple line breaks, i.e. often a paragraph-like appearance. (Although ?br?s were always intended to be collapsed, browsers never did this.)
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