Re: Direct formatting STYLE attribute

Scott E. Preece (
Thu, 7 Dec 1995 19:32:33 -0600

From: lilley <>
| > Maybe, but I would expect direct styling to be used so infrequently that
| > the novice would be unlikely to be confused.
| Aargh!! So, if direct styling is only something that is used infrequently,
| then it is just clutter in the language. It has no benefit, it has many
| drawbacks as this amazingly prolific thread has shown. So, don't add this
| to HTML.

Ahhh, anything that isn't used pervasively should be forbidden. There's a good design rule. I guess I shouldn't have gotten a car with airbags - I haven't used 'em yet and they're just something else that can go wrong.


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