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Re: How about a <notice>element?

From: kelvSYC <kelvsyc@shaw.ca>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 20:22:26 -0600
To: W3 HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <B97DC982.225C%kelvsyc@shaw.ca>

> While everyone is wantonly suggesting elements like:
> <summary>
> <abstract>
> <notice>
> <cite>
> <pub>
> <author>
> <quote>
> <Title>
> <conclusion>
> <info>
> <warning>
> <section>
> I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon. How about:
> <sentence>
> <word>
> <character>

...uh, how about <stroke> as the allowed content of <character>?

> Seriously though, can't anyone see the trap we are falling into? I don't see
> why the <span class="..."> can't be used to cover pretty much all of these
> scenarios.

Me neither.  If you really want those tags above (isn't <cite>, <quote>, and
<section> already in XHTML?), I'd say you import your own tags from your own
namespace.  Or make up your own module.
Received on Monday, 12 August 2002 22:23:18 GMT

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