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Re: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 21:19:21 +0100
Message-ID: <3E2470C9.6050901@netscape.com>
To: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
CC: "'www html w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

Jelks Cabaniss wrote:

>>>It also dumps the extremely useful 'style' attribute
>>Except for quick-n-dirty CSS test suites I can't see any use 
>>for it. It's fully replacable by id + CSS, too.
> And class + CSS.

No. It is not fully replacable since any solution with an
ID or a class implies a restriction on the ID or class
namespace. The remarkable fact about the style attribute
is that it implies no restriction of that kind.

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