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[whatwg] <CENTER>, <MENU>, <DIR>, <NL>; Re: Presentational elements in Web Applications 1.0

From: Keryx Web <webmaster@keryx.se>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2007 11:04:07 +0100
Message-ID: <4729A497.7030409@keryx.se>
Ian Hickson is reading his mail so fast this almost feels like IM ;-)
> Why is <p> inappropriate? According to HTML5, it's exactly the element you 
> want, in fact.

a) To my linguistic senses that's not a paragraph

b) I've seen several people use the div-element (like it or not). Should 
all their work suddenly be called non-conformant?

My main example:
http://simplyaccessible.org/article/search-form-layout

Random examples:
http://snipplr.com/view/3675/css-form-template/ Fieldset - div - inline
http://www.webmasterworld.com/html/3247326.htm

As to my (a) argument. Sometimes I could go with a list, as in 
http://www.alistapart.com/articles/prettyaccessibleforms



Lars Gunther
Received on Thursday, 1 November 2007 03:04:07 GMT

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