[whatwg] Predefined classes are gone

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed May 16 21:42:27 PDT 2007

In response to overwhelming feedback on this issue (especially in blogs, 
forums, and mailing lists other than this one, like www-html and 
public-html) I've removed the predefined classes. They're opaque again.

The main use cases for predefined classes can mostly be dealt with using 
some of the new elements. class=note and class=example, for instance, can 
instead use <aside> elements, class=copyright can use <small>, etc.

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