INS/DEL content

Jeni Tennison (jft@Psychology.Nottingham.AC.UK)
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 13:47:02 +0100


Message-Id: <l0302091db01df15de607@[128.243.31.122]>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 13:47:02 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Jeni Tennison <jft@Psychology.Nottingham.AC.UK>
Subject: INS/DEL content

From: http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html40/struct/text.html#edef-ins

>Marking document changes: The INS and DEL elements
>--------------------------------------------------
>
><!-- INS/DEL are handled by inclusion on BODY -->
><!ELEMENT (INS|DEL) - - (%inline)* -- inserted/deleted text -->
><!ATTLIST (INS|DEL)
>  %attrs                           -- %coreattrs, %i18n, %events --
>  cite        %URL      #IMPLIED   -- info on reason for change --
>  datetime    CDATA     #IMPLIED   -- when changed: ISO date format --
>  >
[...snip...]
>INS and DEL are used to markup sections of the document
>that have been inserted or deleted since a
>previous version of a document (e.g., in draft
>legislation where law makers need to view the changes).
>
>These two elements are unsual for HTML in that they are
>neither block-level nor inline elements.  THEY MAY
>CONTAIN ONE OR MORE WORDS WITHIN A PARAGRAPH OR ENGLOBE
>ONE OR MORE BLOCK-LEVEL ELEMENTS SUCH AS PARAGRAPHS,
>LISTS AND TABLES.

(my emphasis)

Give that INS & DEL can contain paragraphs, shouldn't the element
definition be:

<!ELEMENT (INS|DEL) - - %block -- inserted/deleted text -->

?

Jeni