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HTML semantics and file system

From: Samuel Santos <samaxes@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 15:40:06 +0100
Message-ID: <fe7db4750804280740p76628fc9ubf28131b5b324622@mail.gmail.com>
To: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
When writing technical HTML documents, I often feel a need for an element to
represent a path or a file in the file system. But I couldn't find any
semantically correct element to do this.

I usually use <em class="filesystem">C:\foo\bar</em> but it just feels
wrong...

Is it worthy to have another HTML element like <filesystem> (I'm not sure if
this is the better name for the element) to represent a path (e.g.
C:\foo\bar) or a file name (e.g. README.txt)?


-- 
Samuel Santos
http://www.samaxes.com/
Received on Monday, 28 April 2008 14:40:45 GMT

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