W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > September 2009

Re: what is dt?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:16:07 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0909171116i67ee4cc2w3565b61db20500ab@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Smylers@stripey.com, public-html@w3.org
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. On 09-09-17 19.59:
>> As an author, using <dt>/<dd> for <details> seems fine.  The letters
>> match up, which is important from a mnemonic pov, and the basic idea
>> works as well.  <dt> in <dl> is "description title" to me, while <dd>
>> is "description data".  In <details>, they're instead "details title"
>> and "details data".
>
>
> So, perhaps <figure> could be renamed to something beginning on <d...> ? ;-)

It would certainly make things seem less retarded.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 18:17:12 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 9 May 2012 00:16:48 GMT