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Re: XHTML 2.0 considered harmful

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 14:36:27 -0500
Message-Id: <200301161936.OAA22480@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: "CreatiefWebMaatwerk" <creatiefwebmaatwerk@xs4all.nl>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, christoph@paeper.de

> When you know the measures

Which you do not if the box should scale with the viewing area.  If your box is
not scaling, you should not be using HTML to start with.

> I easily can live without the style attribute in xhtml 1.1.

The point that HTML+CSS are insufficient for today's needs has little to do
with the style attribute and more to do with the general direction we want to
be taking in our standardiazation efforts.

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with
themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
                                       -- Susan Ertz
Received on Thursday, 16 January 2003 14:36:29 UTC

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