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Re: QandA : A proposed enhancement to HTML

From: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 17:26:38 -0500
Message-ID: <4008651E.9030004@escape.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

rogergarrett@thunderbirdtechnology.com wrote:
>
> *The <QANDA> HTML Tag*
> ** 
> I am proposing that a new HTML tag be instituted; one which will allow 
> web page designers to include explicit question and answer information 
> in their web pages which can then be processed by search engines and 
> which would allow web users to get specific answers to specific 
> questions. The general format of the new web tage would be as follows:
>  
> <QANDA
> QUESTION="Text of question"
> QUESTIONALTERNATE="Alternate phrasing of question"
> ANSWER="Text of answer"
> ANSWERAT="URL of page containing answer to question"
> ANSWERSPOKEN="URL of audio file containing spoken answer to question"
> ANSWERAUDIO="URL of audio file containing answer to question"
> ANSWERVIDEO="URL of video file containing answer to question"
> AUTHOR="Name of person who authored the QANDA"
> CONTACTEMAIL="email address of person who authored the QANDA"
> KEYWORDS="keywords and categories"
>  >

I think modeling it after the DocBook <qandaset> tag, where all content
is *in the content*, would make a lot more sense.

http://www.docbook.org/tdg/en/html/qandaset.html

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 16 January 2004 17:36:25 GMT

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