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Re: [html] Elements within "title"?

From: Nicholas Shanks <contact@nickshanks.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 02:32:30 +0000
Message-Id: <68528B8E-EFB3-4B01-BD38-73B430C336A3@nickshanks.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
On 9 Mar 2007, at 01:41, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> Besides, allowing markup in titles at all seems to ignore the fact  
> that most uses for title are limited to plain text, and thus not  
> useful.

Most *current* uses are limited to plain text because of limitations  
in the OS on what a window title bar can look like. This isn't to say  
that in a few years time we won't have rich-text title bars or file  
names, especially if IE & Safari teams want to support it, MS & Apple  
might just do so system-wide. We already have menu items that can  
contain rich content. Hey, if I suggest it here maybe someone  
listening will implement just such a thing on Linux this weekend :-)

- Nicholas.
Received on Friday, 9 March 2007 02:32:43 UTC

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