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Re: simulating <br>

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+www@vinc17.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 17:56:50 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20001025175650.D9234@vin.ens-lyon.fr>
On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 17:40:19 +0200, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Désolé Vincent, but this is not a question of semantics. It
> is a question of common practice. Dozens of millions of web
> pages have been published where multiple-<BR> equals
> multiple-line-breaks.

The common practice isn't a good reason. Or at least, several
<BR>'s should be regarded as bad HTML.

> BR is what people expect it to be. I don't think that any
> browser/editor vendor will ever run against that, at least
> for HTML ;-)

I wish the browsers I use could collapse <BR>'s. There are pages that
use too many of them and need to be scrolled too much often.

Vincent Lefèvre <vincent@vinc17.org> - Web: <http://www.vinc17.org/> - 100%
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