Re: Question on DFN

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Sat, 27 Sep 1997 03:49:32 -0700


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Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 03:49:32 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Question on DFN

At 11:53a +0300 09/27/97, Jukka Korpela wrote:

 > So I propose using DT and DD for definitions,
 > and for this purpose HTML specs should be elaborated to allow them
 > outside DL, too.

This gives me an idea: Definition Span (as opposed to Definition List).

  <DS><DT>Form Factor<DD>A fancy word for size.</DS>

Something similar for inline <LI>s would be nice, too:

  <US><LI>Foo, <LI>Bar</US>

(to get the bullets inline)

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