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Bug 39614 - Replace deprecated HTML tags in HTML5
Replace deprecated HTML tags in HTML5
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-html5-di...
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Depends on:
Blocks: html
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Reported: 2012-08-24 10:00 UTC by Michael M.
Modified: 2013-10-06 16:25 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Michael M. 2012-08-24 10:00:24 UTC
Like it is done for deprecated attributes (function fixDeprecatedAttributes in Sanitizer.php), deprecated HTML tags should be replaced by CSS, too.

These tags are (see URL):
* big
* center
* font
* strike
* tt 

For big, strike and tt this should be easy. font requires the obsolete attributes to be converted to CSS.
I'm not sure, whether it is actually possible to replace center,

<center><table><tr><td>a</td></tr></table></center>

centers the table (tested in Firefox), but something like

<div style="text-align:center; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;"><table><tr><td>a</td></tr></table></div>

doesn't.

The changed tags should be given an extra CSS class in order to be able to address them using CSS.
Comment 1 Gadget850 2013-02-03 02:45:34 UTC
To center a table:
style="margin: 1em auto 1em auto;"
Comment 2 Helder 2013-10-06 16:18:45 UTC
Marking this as invalid since $wgCleanupPresentationalAttributes was removed on
Change-Id: I4e86305520a3b22ef88381caab55d24abac932e3
(per bug 40632).

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