RE: B vs Strong

At 1:36 AM -0800 1/19/01, Charles F. Munat wrote:
>  > They didn't deprecate all the presentational HTML.  Transitional
>  > HTML/XHTML is not deprecated.
>Only as a stopgap measure.

But XHTML is itself a stopgap measure.  Why is one stopgap measure
different from another?

>  > Trying to structure content using XHTML and not XML is really like
>>  trying to draw a photo-realistic sunset using an 8-color box of
>  > crayolas, instead of mixing your own paint colors.
>Golly, I've seen some pretty nice stuff done with crayons though...

Exactly.  You -can- do fun stuff with crayons.  You're just very
limited if what you're striving for is an accurate representation
of a sunset, which I equate, in this analogy, with an accurate
representation of structured content.

Kynn Bartlett <>

Received on Friday, 19 January 2001 11:55:37 UTC