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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").

   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."


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