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Re: Cleaning House

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 14:21:58 +0100
Message-ID: <20070503142158.s7370blztaisc4sg@www.splintered.co.uk>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

Quoting Jeff Cutsinger <jeff@cutsinger.org>:

> Forcing the use of a styled span is bad because styles are dangerous.
> It'd be akin to forcing someone to use Javascript to the same end. No,
> if a user typing into a WYSIWYG editor hits the "b" button, it should
> output a <b> tag.

And if a user hits the "centered text alignment" button, should it  
also wrap a nice <center> around it? And if they want to change font,  
should it just stick a <font> element in the code?

Patrick H. Lauke
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