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Re: Conformance of DL Groups Missing DT or DD

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 18:39:34 +0100
Message-ID: <47C5A056.4080108@malform.no>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, public-html@w3.org, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Lachlan Hunt 08-02-27 10.37:   ­
> Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>>> The term "prose content" in the spec means elements like <p>, 
>>> <section>,
>>> <img>, <em>, <input>, <script>, any text, etc. [...]
>>
>> There are only 4 prose elements, according to HTML 5 section 3.9:
>>
>>    3.9 Prose.
>>    3.9.1 The p element.
>>    3.9.2 The hr element.
>>    3.9.3 The br element.
>>    3.9.4 The dialog element.
>
> You have confused prose content with prose elements (now known as 
> grouping elements).
>
> The element categories are hierarchical.  Prose content includes all 
> phrasing content, which in turn includes all embedded content.  Please 
> see Kinds of Content in the spec.
>
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#kinds

Lachlan, did you just stop to fire a shot from the hip when had read 
that paragraph of mine?

I am surprised to see that Lachlan and Ian are so keen on explaining 
other invited experts about Catch22-s and stumblestones of the spec, 
that they don't see their own misintpretations.

For Lachlan's information, it is Ian who - in his eagerness to "help" dr 
Olaf Hoffmann - has "confused"  the meaning of the 'prose content' term 
with the 'prose' term - as applied in the spec.

As for the link you points to, Ian pointed to the same link.

At least it should now be proved behound doubt that 'prose content' was 
a ill chosen and confusing term. Imagine what the audience will say, 
when even the editor and the experts can't talk about this subject in 
reasonably clear way.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2008 17:40:32 UTC

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