Make --html4tags the default?
gruber at fedora.net
Thu May 3 03:37:02 EDT 2007
Michel Fortin <michel.fortin at michelf.com> wrote on 5/2/07 at 11:32 PM:
> I wouldn't change the default for the reasons John has
> enumerated. But I wouldn't remove the configuration option so
> easily either so people can still choose the HTML 4 syntax if
> they like. HTML 5 accepts both syntaxes as conformant in the
> current draft, a good middle ground in my opinion.
Agreed all around.
I should say that while I thought about getting rid of the HTML4
option, I didn't really consider it too strongly. I do think
that the changes coming with HTML5 make it even less necessary
than before, but if you really want to produce valid HTML 4.01,
Markdown shouldn't stop you.
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