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Re: Guide/AlternateElementTemplate

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2007 12:42:27 +0000
To: Steve Axthelm <steveax@pobox.com>
Message-Id: <8E50DAAA-8036-4210-9BCD-67ED79DB2D8B@googlemail.com>
Cc: HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>


On 5 Dec 2007, at 23:54, Steve Axthelm wrote:

>
> On 2007-12-05 Justin Thorp <juth@loc.gov> wrote:
>
>> I really like Doug's Alternate Element Template.  It seems more  
>> approachable.
>
> <http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/Guide/AlternateElementTemplate>
>
> Looks good to me too:
>
> In the Tags section, do also need to document if an element's start  
> and end tags are optional?
>
> So:
>
> == Tags ==
> :: Start tag:
>    [<tag> or <tag/> if void]
>    [Required | Optional (state where tag is implied if optional)]
> :: End tag:
>    [</tag> or the word none if void]
>    [Required | Optional (state where tag is implied if optional)]

I think this is vital: it's too tedious jumping around so much looking  
up the list of omittable tags.


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Geoffrey Sneddon
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Received on Thursday, 6 December 2007 12:43:00 UTC

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