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Re: simulating <br>

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+www@vinc17.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 23:16:22 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20001025231622.A14282@vin.ens-lyon.fr>
On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 20:33:50 +0200, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> It is valid HTML. It is not good design, it is not the
> same thing.

I haven't said that it was invalid, only that it was bad.

> Common practice is the best reason in the world when there
> is no standard.

No, the best reason is semantics (which is the purpose of HTML).
For instance, most browsers display EM contents in italic, but
one can't blame browsers for choosing another way.

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