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Re: DI element [Re: html 5 and accessibility issue]

From: Andrew Sidwell <takkaria@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 00:58:35 +0100
Message-ID: <46883FAB.2070202@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Ramsden <andrew@irama.org>
CC: aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>, public-html@w3.org

Andrew Ramsden wrote:
> 
> This may be off-topic for "html 5 and accessibility", but I agree with
> your assertion that a di element would clarify the semantic relationship
> between dt and dd elements.
> 
> The specific use-case of dl that I see as ambiguous without a di element
> is:
> <dl>
>     <dt></dt>
>     <dt></dt>
>     <dd></dd>
> </dl>
> 
> Does this represent a two terms (one without a definition), or a single
> term with two possible term variations?

In what way is it a definition term if it's not used as part of a
definition?  The only common-sense answer is that both terms share the
same definition.

Andrew Sidwell
Received on Sunday, 1 July 2007 23:58:35 UTC

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