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Re: [Bug 7508] <dialog> needs a way to add non-speech related information

From: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:40:02 +0200
Message-ID: <4AA8F3A2.60206@keryx.se>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
2009-09-09 23:45, Toby Inkster skrev:
> In the case of, say, a block of stage directions inserted between two
> lines of dialogue, I'd suggest the following markup:
> </dialog><aside>...</aside><dialog>

A nice idea, but I do not think it is good enough.

One problem might be that "aside" has a precise meaning in today's 
manuscripts, meaning a whisper or something said only to a small part of 
the group on the stage.

I also believe that HTML5 aside should not be used for information that 
is part of the normal sequence of events and spoken words.

Lars Gunther
Received on Thursday, 10 September 2009 12:40:42 UTC

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