[whatwg] <font> (was Support Existing Content)

Adrian Sutton adrian.sutton at ephox.com
Wed May 2 00:06:09 PDT 2007

On 2/5/07 4:59 PM, "Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis" <bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com>
> Adrian Sutton wrote:
>> That said, by default our editor outputs the span tag version because we
>> like to follow standards and I recommend using our styles menu to apply CSS
>> classes and appropriate structural markup (headings etc). We did however
>> have to go back and add an option to output font tags because of user
>> complaints.
> Why did these user complaints arise? How did the end-users tell the
> difference between the span and font elements?

They had backend systems that didn't support CSS. Like PDF conversion
utilities etc.

> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis


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