[whatwg] <CENTER>, <MENU>, <DIR>, <NL>
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 18 04:19:43 PST 2006
Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> On 17 Jan, 2006, at 11:21 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> You snipped the part about <div> not being in the proposal for HTML5
>> which is pretty important imho.
> Either <div> is going to be in HTML 5 but has yet to be specified (like
> <object>), or it's not going to be in HTML 5 but is incorrectly used in
> some examples. If the latter, that will make certain the semantic-free
> fates of <section> and <p>.
Indeed. <div> and <span> are really required to act as non-semantic
hooks for styling; any attempt to remove them is imho very misguided.
"It seems to be a constant throughout history: In every period, people
believed things that were just ridiculous, and believed them so strongly
that you would have gotten in terrible trouble for saying otherwise."
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