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Re: New guidelines and META information

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 10:44:19 -0500
Message-Id: <199807241544.KAA05759@staff2.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>, WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
JRGs response to CMN:
I was talking about the META information section of the guidelines, not the
META tag.
Jon

At 11:38 AM 7/24/98 +1000, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>As I recall META itself can only be used in the HEAD. For TABLE, there 
>are meta-information markers such as AXIS, TH, COLGROUP, which are 
>recommended in the guidelines.
>
>TITLE for link was there, but fell out in favour of providing proper 
>information in the text of the link.
>
>TITLE for HR fell off the list of necessary things. HR is really a  visual
>border, which can be reproduced in CSS using DIV. If it is dividing a 
>document into sections (its most common use) then DIV or H1 H2 H3 etc are 
>the best approach. If it isn't, what is it doing in the page?
>
>D-link can be used to provide meta-information about images and things 
>EMBEDded.
>
>OBJECT (and APPLET)
>can provide their own metadata.
>
>Charles
> 
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