[thelist] The Web's future: XHTML 2.0

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Sat Sep 21 15:06:00 CDT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter-Paul Koch" <gassinaumasis at hotmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2002 8:13 AM

> >At IBM developerWorks is a nice article about the (proposed) changes
> >in the XHTML 2.0 draft.
> >
> >The seperation between content and layout is now complete:
> >no more <b>, <i>, <tt> or even <br>.
> What a nonsense. BR (and WBR, too, for that matter) cannot be expressed
> CSS: there must be a marker in the HTML to show where the break is.

I agree.  Some artists and authors actually use the line break as part of
the art of the word play.  Line breaks are as much part of the content in
some cases as the words themselves.


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