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Re: what is dt?

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 12:18:29 -0700
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, Smylers@stripey.com, public-html@w3.org
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To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Sep 17, 2009, at 11:16 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> 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.

I jokingly suggested <diagram> instead of <figure>, but I don't think  
that would be an actual improvement.

  - Maciej
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 19:19:09 GMT

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