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[xhtml2] Definition of block/inline

From: <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 03:27:11 -0000
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This is a QA Review comment for "XHTML 2.0"
8th WD

About http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xhtml2-20060726/

	The document often refers to the notion of block or inline paradigm but it doesn't define it anywhere in the document.

	For example, the following sentence:

		"This element defines content to be block-level but 
		imposes no other presentational idioms on the content, 
		which may otherwise be controlled from a style sheet."

	- What is a block level content? 
	- What is a inline level content?
	- What are their respective meanings?

	It is particulary important because some elements which are purely "semantics" are duplicated because of these two notions. See my other mail on the topic: "Semantics only" elements

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
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