Re: Future of HTML

Martin J. Duerst (duerst@w3.org)
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 08:24:02 +0900


Message-Id: <199803270006.JAA11994@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 08:24:02 +0900
To: Dataweaver <traveler@io.com>, Jukka Korpela <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>
From: "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: david_richmond@nl.compuware.com, www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSI.3.96.980326112653.21012B-100000@pentagon.io.com>
Subject: Re: Future of HTML

At 11:41 98/03/26 -0600, Dataweaver wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Mar 1998, Jukka Korpela wrote:
> > On Thu, 26 Mar 1998 david_richmond@nl.compuware.com wrote:
> > >      As for the best way of doing this I am not sure, but adding a 
> > >      <DATATYPE> tag would be one way.
> > 
> > Well, a bit long name. The element for "data type markup" could be
> > called just DATA. For example,
> >   <DATA TYPE="date">1998-03-26</DATA>
> 
> How would this differ from <DIV class="date">?  

If you ever want to do that, I suggest you use <SPAN class="date">
instead of DIV.

Regards,   Martin.