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[whatwg] Thoughts on HTML 5

From: Krzysztof Żelechowski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 19:54:06 +0100
Message-ID: <1204570446.6878.33.camel@a1dmin.vola.spe.com.pl>

Dnia 01-03-2008, So o godzinie 19:36 -0800, Nicholas C. Zakas pisze:

> I understand your reasoning for the <aside/> element, perhaps this is
> another element that is suffering from the wrong name. Most of web
> developers have no idea what an aside is let alone when to use one. I
> know that <acronym/> was removed because it confused web developers.
> Given that this is the same audience, the ones who couldn't figure out
> the difference between an acronym and an abbreviation, do you really
> think that <aside/> will get used? Perhaps it would better be named
> <callout/>?

"Aside" is customary in dialogue annotations, 
I have never seen any "callout".

Chris
Received on Monday, 3 March 2008 10:54:06 UTC

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