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[whatwg] New attributes would degrade better than new elements

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 14:50:50 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB3nrPRmE-mVsbKDXVVdg7fK6xOcidUbuejccCPp1sDwg@mail.gmail.com>
On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Eric Sh. <shedokan1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs.tut.fi>wrote:
>
>> It is certainly wise to keep <table> as dual (tabular data vs. layout) for
>> compatibility, instead of introducing new elements to distinguish them - no
>> matter how logical or semantic such an idea might sound.
>>
> I heard there are plans to create new tags for layouts to replace the use
> of tables as layout elements.

There are no such plans.  I'm not sure where you heard this, but it's
definitely incorrect.

~TJ
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