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Re: HTML is a declarative mark-up language

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 16:09:01 +0000
Cc: "Leif Halvard Silli" <lhs@malform.no>, "Jirka Kosek" <jirka@kosek.cz>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <69045260-F35C-4128-B046-4A00AECA6D44@googlemail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On 29 Jan 2009, at 10:28, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 11:17:18 +0100, Leif Halvard Silli  
> <lhs@malform.no> wrote:
>> HTML 4 has an overview of all the elements [1], where the  
>> description of each element makes it clear *why* each element has  
>> the name it has. As well as a similar table over all the attributes  
>> [2]. Those two pages are probably the best starting pages for to  
>> read HTML 4 ...
>>
>> I guess that HTML 5  could benefitted from similar pages.
>>
>> [1] http://w3.org/TR/html401/index/elements
>> [2] http://w3.org/TR/html401/index/attributes
>
> FWIW, I'm sure those pages will be added. However, doing that before  
> the specification reaches Last Call (or maybe even Candidate  
> Recommendation) seems premature as changes will still be made  
> relatively often. Then again, maybe someone can figure out an easy  
> way to do it automatically.

That's on my to-do list, FWIW.


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