W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > April 2007

Re: Introduce <term> element

From: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 03:58:23 -0400
Message-ID: <4632FE9F.5070100@mikeschinkel.com>
To: HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>

Laurens Holst wrote:
> It carries exactly the same semantics as <dfn>, with the difference 
> being that <dfn> is only used on the defining instance of that term, 
> and <term> can be used on the other instances.
Who really uses <dfn> anyway?!?  Some say it's forgotten [1].  Maybe 
that's because it's so obtuse? ;-)

-- 
-Mike Schinkel
http://www.mikeschinkel.com/blogs/
http://www.welldesignedurls.org
http://atlanta-web.org - http://t.oolicio.us
"It never ceases to amaze how many people will proactively debate away 
attempts to improve the web..."

[1] 
http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2007/04/16/html-the-top-five-forgotten-elements/
Received on Saturday, 28 April 2007 07:58:41 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 9 May 2012 00:15:53 GMT