[html5] Trying to help, please help me

Martin Gainty mgainty at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 27 19:02:13 PDT 2009

Goddag Simon

for each HTML specificnation tag i see ✓ which converts to '<LF> using system font
is this correct?

this is good information laid out in a very intuitive matrix

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> To: webmaster at keryx.se; help at whatwg.org
> Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 20:47:59 +0200
> From: zcorpan at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: [html5] Trying to help, please help me
> On Sat, 27 Jun 2009 13:22:39 +0200, Keryx Web <webmaster at keryx.se> wrote:
> > Hello all!
> >
> > I have updated my Best Practice Sheet at
> >
> > http://keryx.se/resources/html-elements/

> <base> is now allowed in XHTML5 too.
> Maybe it would make sense to have one column for HTML5 and one for XHTML5?
> <basefont> is deprecated in HTML4.
> <![CDATA[ ]]> is allowed in HTML5 but only in SVG and MathML contexts.
> <eventsource> was dropped.
> (X)HTML5 doesn't have <rbc>, <rtc>, <rb>.
> The "?" label seems unused.
> I guess <html>, <listing>, <xmp> should be labeled "B". <noscript>, <ins>,  
> <del>, <meter>, <progress>, <keygen>, <object>, <canvas>, <embed>,  
> <applet> are "I". <table> is marked "B" but is not display:block. I guess  
> none of the frameset-related elements should have "B", since framesets  
> can't be expressed with CSS. The <ruby>-related elements also have special  
> values for 'display'. I'm not sure about <layer> and <nolayer> -- I think  
> they're just unknown (and hence inline) in browsers these days.
> <figure> is an "N" element. <isindex> is a bit weird since the parser  
> expands it into <form>...<input>. <bb> can be either normal or replaced, I  
> think. <command> is "I". I think <details> is always "N". HTML 5 doesn't  
> say that <meter> or <progress> are replaced elements. <img> and <object>  
> can be either "R" or "N". <audio> can be either "R" or "I". The "I" for  
> <source> is left-aligned while the others are centered. <map> is a normal  
> inline element. I wouldn't say <frameset> is an "N" -- maybe leave the  
> cell empty. Same for <frame>. I think <xml> is invisible in IE.
> > It now has an HTML 5 doctype and some experimental CSS transformations  
> > (Only for the Fox 3.5 so far).
> Nice. Hixie: some tables in the spec could benefit from the same styling.
> > All feedback about the content is appreciated.
> >
> > I have also written the following on a blog of mine:
> >
> > http://itpastorn.blogspot.com/2009/06/validation-and-doctype-myths-and.html
> >
> > Title: Validation and doctype myths and (inconvenient) truths
> >
> > It's an effort to educate. Please let me know if anything can be  
> > improved.
> >
> -- 
> Simon Pieters
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