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Re: html 5 and accessibility issue

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2007 12:21:56 +0200
To: aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tur62u0d64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 01 Jul 2007 12:17:12 +0200, aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>  
>> On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:34:54 +0200, aurélien levy  
>> <aurelien.levy@free.fr> wrote:
>>> Because i can want to have my description visually before his term (i  
>>> know i can achieve that with css but most of people simply choose the  
>>> simplest way).
>> That's similar to using <font size=4><b> instead of <h1>. If people  
>> don't use markup correctly they're lost anyway. Inventing even more  
>> complex markup that is not backwards compatible is not a way to solve  
>> that problem I think.
> it's not at all, in your case, the visual rendering is the same but the  
> semantic is different, in my case the visual rendering is the same and  
> still have the same semantic (in the case of using di element or a for  
> attribut mechanism)

I wasn't aware that you suddenly changed your original example to include  
some non backwards compatible construct. My apologies.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 1 July 2007 10:22:03 UTC

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