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Re: XHTML2: Elements to include and not to include (i and b)

From: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 11:33:44 +1000 (EST)
To: "Philip TAYLOR [PC335/O-XP]" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Cc: samuli@samulilintula.net, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0208131131250.10624-100000@lorien.yeslogic.com>


> What I would /like/ to be able to do, as you may infer from my
> immediately preceding posting, is tag it as
> 
> 	<Linnaean-binomial>S. cerevisiae</>
> 
> where <Linnaean-binomial> will (be defined to) expand to 
> <em class="Linnaean-binomial"> in the browser, but it would seem
> that that is not possible, as far as I can tell.

Why not use that element (appropriately namespace qualified?) and add a 
stylesheet rule:

Linnaean-binomial { font-style: italic }

Then you could define a new profile for
XHTML+XForms+SVG+MathML+Biology+...

Michael
Received on Monday, 12 August 2002 21:32:29 GMT

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