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Re: Issues with <dl> [continued from Re: Concerns about the "l" element name <l>]

From: <trejkaz@trypticon.org>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 16:30:54 +1100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041105053054.GA2124@dev.xaoza.net>
At Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 02:10:22AM +0200, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> That is, only if you think words have meanings and once you have _defined_
> something you cannot proceed to babbling about something completely
> different "use" for it. It's quite comparable to saying that <blockquote>
> means 'block quotation' and then describe that it is used to indent text
> (which is in effect what the specification says, though with _some_
> disapproval - it refuses to say such usage is _wrong_, it just declares it
> "deprecated").

deprecate
   1. To express disapproval of; deplore.
   2. To belittle; depreciate.

Isn't expressing disapproval of something the same as saying it's wrong?
Or is that another grey area?

Deprecation to me means "Don't do it!  But if it's there already, that's fine."

TX

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