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[Bug 14690] New: <a> should be allowed as a child of <dl> Current browsers allow this already. A semantic use case is file downlads <dl><a href="filename1.pdf"><dt>Filename</dt><dd>description of file</dd><dd>filetype</dd></a>etc...</dl>.

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Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 21:19:33 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-14690-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14690

           Summary: <a> should be allowed as a child of <dl> Current
                    browsers allow this already. A semantic use case is
                    file downlads <dl><a
                    href="filename1.pdf"><dt>Filename</dt><dd>description
                    of file</dd><dd>filetype</dd></a>etc...</dl>.
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -dl-element
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/grouping-content.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#the-dl-element
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#the-dl-element

Comment:
<a> should be allowed as a child of <dl> Current browsers allow this already.
A semantic use case is file downlads <dl><a
href="filename1.pdf"><dt>Filename</dt><dd>description of
file</dd><dd>filetype</dd></a>etc...</dl>. 

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