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Re: Marking Up Poetry

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 07:14:29 +0000 (UTC)
To: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Cc: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0803010711320.6407@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Sat, 1 Mar 2008, Sam Kuper wrote:
> On 01/03/2008, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> >
> > Yes, I agree that it doesn't address Olaf's objections. I'm just 
> > saying that we <p> is already neutrally defined.
> 
> On my current understanding of Olaf's ontology, the term "paragraph" 
> isn't neutral: it applies only to one side of the prose/poetry 
> distinction. Therefore, <p> is not neutrally defined insofar as it is 
> stated to represent a paragraph.

It's not stated to represent a paragraph, it's stated to represent a 
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#paragraph, which is 
defined to represent, amongst other things, a stanza in a poem.

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