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Re: What is wrong with xhtml 1.0?

From: Jonas Jørgensen <jonasj@jonasj.dk>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 01:00:04 +0100
Message-ID: <3E25F604.8040302@jonasj.dk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Chris Casciano wrote:
> [2] Very often I need to represent some information/data in a document. This
> is generally some single record from a database, so I don't find a table
> appropriate. Recently I have been hijacking definition lists for these
> situations.
> 
> <dl>
>         <dt>Link</dt><dd><a href="fotsm/20021129/">fotsm/20021129/</a></dd>
>         <dt>Band Name</dt><dd>F.O. The Smack Magnet</dd>
>         <dt>Show Date</dt><dd>2002/11/29</dd>
>         <dt>Venue</dt><dd>Bunny's</dd>
>         <dt>Location</dt><dd>South Orange, NJ</dd>
> </dl>

IMO that's a valid usage of the <dl/> element.

> * Note - perhaps it is just my writing style, but I find myself often with
> the need to distinguish a note (either inline with span or designating a <p
> class="note">. Something like the following wouldn't be unheard of in my
> style sheets:
>     span.note { font-style:italic; }
>     span.note:before { content:"NOTE: "; }

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/Jonas
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