[whatwg] WD-waml1-20040804: 'menu' element

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Aug 22 13:06:59 PDT 2004

On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Dave Hodder wrote:
> Could the use of the 'menu' element cause problems/confusion for 
> browsers that support HTML 2.0 
> <http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1866.txt>?  HTML 2.0 has a 'menu' 
> element, but it works a little differently.

The definition in Web Apps is an exact superset of the definition in 
HTML2. I was very careful to make sure it was backwards compatible, down 
to defining the 40 pixels left margin of <menu>. :-)

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