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Re: dialog vs. dialogue (dl)

From: Nathan Youngman <junkmail@nathany.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 19:19:20 -0700
Message-Id: <E0F1DB6B-A50D-4AAE-B1FF-716B3F129A1E@nathany.com>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Hi,

Thank you Anne, for writing up that summary.

One thing that I thought I'd suggest is <dialogue> if we are to have  
a tag for a conversation. The word <dialog> makes me think of a  
dialog box, something related to a <fieldset>. I realize they are the  
same word, but I think <dialogue> is less confusing with its purpose.

Speaking of purpose though, they were previously called definition  
lists... dialogue seems to limit the scope of this tags usefulness.  
(not that it's a hugely popular tag anyhow)

- nathan.


On 13-Jun-07, at 7:18 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> I drafted up a document that lists the differences from HTML4:
>
>   http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/html5/html4-differences/ 
> Overview.html
>
> Feedback is welcome on the document itself.
>
>
> -- 
> Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
>

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Nathan Youngman
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