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Re: Custom elements in XHTML

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 12:24:46 +0200
Message-ID: <3F0E906E.4020808@w3development.de>
To: Barry Broom <bpbrooe@barrybroom.co.uk>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Barry Broom wrote:
> I've been searching the internet for days now and can't find a single
> answer to my question.
>  
> When using XHTML and CSS, I find myself creating a lot of classes in DIV
> and SPAN elements, such as;
> <span class="xhtmlCode">.</span>
>  
> Now with XHTML being _extensible_ I would have thought I could make my
> own element such as;
> <xhtmlcode>.</xhtmlcode>
>  
> Then style it with CSS. This would be much easier to read, but in my
> research, it doesn't seem possible.

You can compose an XHTML family document type including your custom 
elements using XHTML modularization 
<http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-modularization>. E.g. have a look at 
<http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-modularization/dtd_developing.html#s_developingdtds>
-- 
Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
Received on Friday, 11 July 2003 06:23:12 GMT

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