[whatwg] Web Applications 1.0 does not include <div>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Dec 21 09:18:13 PST 2006

On Thu, 21 Dec 2006 13:16:05 +0100, William Swanson <swansontec at gmail.com>  
> I see from the Wiki
> [http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/HTML_vs._XHTML#Obsolete_Elements] that
> the div element is currently obsolete. The spec itself does not
> formally define the <div> element anywhere, although it mentions <div>
> elements in a few processing rules. What is the status of this
> element? I cannot find any discussion of its fate in the mailing list
> archives.

I suppose it will be included. However, the editor once wrote: "Any time a  
div is the answer, there's a hole in HTML."

Anne van Kesteren

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