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Re: @role, @class, @id and copyright information

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 07:25:56 -0400
Message-ID: <464AEA44.40704@earthlink.net>
To: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
> I just [realized] that, if i wanted to indicate the copyright
> information of a page, i would probably use an id="copyright" instead
> of class="copyright" (or class="copy").

   I was thinking something similar a few days ago. I think I did
exactly this in a website of mine.

> It means that if we write into stone some @class value for semantic
> purpose, we should have the same list for the @id.

   It also means that if we decide to use |role|, and we want roles that
are only used once per page, we're going to need a |roleid| attribute.

> And has anyone stats about the use of class="blue" or class="title" ?

   Hmm... I think <h1 class="title"> may actual yield valuable semantic
information, actually. I'd have to think about that...

> What if it's more widely used than copyright ?

   With regard to "blue", it doesn't matter, since it's obviously
presentational (unless you can find a language where "blue" is a word
that has a definition useful for a semantic class). As for "title",
further research may be warranted.
Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2007 11:26:44 UTC

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