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XHTML2 tag names

From: danculley <danculley@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 10:51:04 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20020815.105104.71107643.mimasa@w3.org>
To: <www-html-editor@w3.org>

IMHO:

If XHTML2 is going to be backward-incompatable, why not expand tag names for clarity (especially new ones), for instance:

p -> paragraph
em -> emphasis
h -> heading
abbr -> abbreviation
li -> list-item
ol -> ordered-list
ul -> unordered-list
nl -> navigation-list

And so on...

It seems to me that most of us are no longer as concerned about the couple of bytes per tag this would take up as the original html standard is.

Dan Culley
Todd Smith Products/Stressball.com
http://www.toddsmith.com/
http://www.stressball.com/
Received on Wednesday, 14 August 2002 21:51:07 GMT

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