Re: XHTML Basic 1.1 and setting input field to numeric mode

Hi Luca,

> @2008-06-23 20:14 +0200:
> Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
>>> any other comments on why the "style" attribute would be deprecated?
>> I honestly don't remember the history on that. I was not involved
>> directly in work on the XHTML Basic spec. But I'd speculate that
>> it was due to the desire to separate out all presentational markup
>> and to require authors and content provides to a separate external
>> or embedded CSS stylesheet instead of inline styles.
> sure, but this is the kind of things that makes one wonder whether those  
> who create the W3C recommendations have ever been involved in a real  
> project and have faced the challenges developers find in real life (such  
> as not being able to separate  style and content as neatly as the W3C  
> heads assume to be possible). In fact, I would argue that it's not even  
> possible to define what is style and what is content on a general basis.
> Where do I apply for requesting "undeprecation" of the style attribute.

The "Status of this Document" section for all published W3C
Working Draft, Candidate/Proposed Recommendations always lists the
address of a mailing list to which comments should be sent.

In the case of XHTML Basic 1.0, it seems it's
In notice that the SOTD for XHTML Basic 1.0 also says that the
deadline for sending such comments July 15.


Michael(tm) Smith

Received on Monday, 23 June 2008 19:14:33 UTC