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Re: Concerns about the "l" element name <l>

From: Trejkaz Xaoza <trejkaz@xaoza.net>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 18:35:17 +1100
To: "HTML List" <www-html@w3.org>
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On Tue, 2 Nov 2004 18:23:
> <a> should be <anchor>, imho. No need to cut the last five letters, I
> think.

Even that doesn't make sense anymore.  "Anchor" to me says "something you link 
_to_."  Which is not what <a/> really does anymore, since the W3C recommends 
everyone to use the id attribute for anchor points in a document.

Also, does <a/> really give any more meaning than <span/> these days?  Now 
that they both have the same attributes in XHTML 2.0, I'm surprised that <a/> 
is even still there. :-D


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