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[whatwg] [web-apps] Some comments

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 12:03:38 +0000
Message-ID: <851c8d3104111204035dc6212a@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 11:42:18 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> > > Sure. A JS-driven calculator, for instance.
> >
> > So why are you claiming CSS is not content (a map with CSS positioned
> > points of interest on top is an example of one of those.)
> 
> A map with CSS positioned points of interest is semantically meaningless,
> unless the relationship between the map and the points of interest is
> given in the markup itself somehow.

Which is the exact same situation as with javascript calculator.  It's
completely semantically empty unless you do it in the markup too. 
javascript is just as optional as CSS if correctly used, an example of
an incorrect use of either does not disqualify that point.

> If you use CSS to position things to
> convey meaning that otherwise would not be in the content, you are doing
> no better than using <font> instead of <h1>.

Ditto use of <SCRIPT> rather <X>

Jim.
Received on Friday, 12 November 2004 04:03:38 UTC

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