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Re: Semantic versus Structure for XHTML 2.0

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC87S/O-XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 16:15:55 +0100
Message-ID: <3EC3AF2B.CEA168B1@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
CC: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>



Karl Dubost wrote:

[snip]

> So it will become an extensible mechanism.
> 
> <p sem="address">
> <l sem="person">Haruki Murakami</l>
> <l sem="street">Omote-Sando</l>
> <l sem="city">  Tokyo</l>
> </p>

Excellent, but why abuse <p> in this way; a paragraph is
a well-defined grammatical term, and an address is very
unlikely to meet the grammatical definition thereof.
Why not

> <div sem="address">
> <l sem="person">Haruki Murakami</l>
> <l sem="street">Omote-Sando</l>
> <l sem="city">  Tokyo</l>
> </div> 

???

Philip Taylor, RHBNC
Received on Thursday, 15 May 2003 11:17:04 GMT

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