> These are just assumptions you are making , not a standard of any kind.
They are not just assumptions: a DIV without class or ID or style is
impossible to be visually formatted. So a clean div is just for
A DIV with one of those attributes can be -or not- visually formatted,
so it depends on which css styles are applied. If you read the css
information you can easily realize which are visual blocks and which are
And about the standard thing, just refer to the W3C's Visual Formatting
Model. There you can get information on which css attributes should be
considered or not.
> It is a good idea in itself but since there is no fixed way this will
> be implemented by any web designer it's far too vague to start writing
> a plug-on for.
If most of the web designers out there don't follow the standards, it
doesn't make my suggestion too vague.
Is a standard procedure. If programs like dreamweaver or even NVU skip
the standards trying to make a "user friendly program" doesn't mean that
those standards don't exist.
> This seems firmly outside what gimp has decided to be as an image editor.
That's why I suggest a plugin. It seems that many people asked for
slicing (which isn't a standard or a fixed way to design either, because
there is no fixed ways to make things in design in general) as a core
function of Gimp.
I'm aganist it. So I suggested that xHTML+CSS importer plugin as an
interesting approach for a similar use, but as an external, optional
I'm not saying "it's a must-be" and Gimp must have it by default. It's
just an idea.
Thank you for your comments.
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