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Re: dialog vs. dialogue (dl)

From: paul haine <paul@joeblade.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 19:40:53 +0100
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On 15 Jun 2007, at 03:19, Nathan Youngman wrote:

> 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.

I agree with Nathan that <dialogue> has less potential for confusion.  
I'd also be interested to know what <dt> and <dd> actually stand for  
in the context of a <dialog> - wouldn't something like <speaker> and  
<speech> make more sense?

paul haine
Received on Friday, 15 June 2007 18:41:08 UTC

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