Lotus Notes and BR tags

So far as I know, older versions of Lotus Notes do not process <br/> tags (xhtml self closing), so you need to use old style <br> (non-self closing).

If this is the case, there's a problem with the RT editor in the CampaignMonitor template/content editor because it forces br tags to the self-closing type.

I have seen this happen, but maybe the versions of Notes affected account for such a small percentage? Is this an issue worth fixing? It might also be safer for Outlook with its appalling HTML renderer.

BThies BThies, 7 years ago

I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.

Those older versions (6.5 & 7) had limited CSS support, and tend to break most complex nested table designs.

It's the equivalent of designing an application today to be compatible with Windows 95.

Brian Thies
Professional Email Developer
Thies Publishing

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