Or better yet, can we replace it with <BR> That seems like the best
substitute for it. With the <P> </P> tags you get extra space between
the lines. I agree that M$ seems to be using the <DIV> when other
much more simple HTML would suffice.
On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 05:38, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> How about replacing <FIXED_DIV optional crud></FIXED_DIV> with <P></P>?
> For some obscure Microsoftish reason <FIXED_DIV> is often used as <P>, so that
> might display better.
> Oliver Tickell.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bjarni R. Einarsson" <email@example.com>
> To: "Benjamin M Wall" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 12:10 AM
> Subject: Re: [anomy-list]: The dreaded <FIXED_DIV> tag ????
> On 2003-01-22, 12:51:38 (-0500), Benjamin M Wall wrote:
> > HEllo all,
> > I am not subscribed to the list so please reply to me directly.
> > Can someone give me a reason why the <FIXED_DIV> tag is `defanged' from HTML
> > email. I know that HTML mail is bad, I know that it sucks, but the <FIXED_DIV>
> > has been around since HTML 3.0 so why is anomy stripping it?
> This is actually a workaround to avoid a display bug with Eudora mail
> clients, when the CSS-styles are defanged. Eudora would for some odd
> reason make semi-random parts of the message simply disappear.
> This was easily reproduced, since alot of Outlook 2000 clients would
> send messages triggering this behavior.
> Defanging the DIV tags made the problem go away, and since it didn't
> cause much other damage (AFAIK) that is now the default behavior.
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