Originally Posted by ebookn00b
If I have a XML1.1 document and I have a paragraph that is centered with <p align="center"> this gets flagged by FlightCrew, however if the XML is 1.0 it does not get flagged, I understand why it gets flagged in XML 1.1 (certain hmtl tags are being phased out) but my question is does it really matter if I use <p align="center>? Whether I use that or a CSS class to center the section it is centered either way.
According to the specification:
"Any construct deprecated in XHTML 1.1 is either deprecated or omitted from this specification ..."
which suggests to me that readers are freely allowed to ignore align="center"
. It probably won't break any readers if you include it (as long as the file passes validation), but you should not count on readers actually supporting it. Try doing a mass search-and-replace, changing align="center" to class="center". Then define a CSS style: