[whatwg] Ongoing work on an editing commands (execCommand()) specification

Markus Ernst derernst at gmx.ch
Fri Mar 4 14:57:38 PST 2011

Am 04.03.2011 19:58 schrieb Aryeh Gregor:

> 2) In CSS mode, use CSS where the tag isn't conforming (<font>, etc.)
> or there is no tag (like hiliteColor).
> 3) In non-CSS mode, use tags where available even if not conforming
> (<font>, etc.), and only use CSS if there's no tag for the feature
> (like hiliteColor).

May I propose to call the modes something like "standards mode" and 
"legacy mode" - as an author unaware of the backgrounds, I would not 
expect a "non-CSS mode" output <font> tags - it would drive me crazy.

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