Why does GitHub not support style HTML attributes in markdown?

I was editing a Readme file and wanted to make the text to appear on the right. No big deal, I just used <p align="right"></p> for this which works fine.
However, my IDE did tell me that the align option is a deprecated HTML tag, so I tried using <p style="text-align: right"></p>. This one doesn’t seem to be supported by GFM however, which makes me wonder why…

Why does GitHub support the old, deprecated align option, but not style="text-align: <option>"?

Hi @andre601 :wave:

It doesn’t look like this part of the product has an owner and some updates may not be getting the attention you are expecting here. This may change in the near future, but I can’t promise any major updates to the feature any time soon.

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