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Re: XHTML2 lists

From: Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 22:38:55 +0200
Message-ID: <3D9B595F.9000901@gmx.net>
To: www-html <www-html@w3.org>

Curtis C. Hovey:

> On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 15:06, Liorean wrote:
>> There a thing about the definition lists that I think you should correct, 
> ...
>> the latest heading tag. That behavior would be semantically more correct if 
>> you instead had a definition container of some sort for each set of dt with 
>> corresponding dd(s).

>> Example:
>> <dl>
>>    <def>
>>      <dt>java</dt>
>>      <dd>1. An island</dd>
>>      <dd>2. A kind of coffee</dd>
>>      <dd>3. A programming language</dd>
>>    <def>
>>    <def>
>>      <dt>blah</dt>
>>      <dd>description of blah</dd>
>>    </def>
>> </dl>

> This syntax is much clearer that in the draft.  I think XHTML 2.0 should
> use Liorean's proposal.

I agree. Jukka Korpela has made an excellent analysis about definitions
and how they can be marked up in HTML:

  <http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/def.html>

What Jukka has to say there should be taken into consideration.

-- 
Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@gmx.net> <http://www.bertilow.com>
Received on Wednesday, 2 October 2002 16:37:48 GMT

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