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Re: separator/seperator Re: About XHTML 2.0

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 09:59:04 +0200
Message-ID: <42918D48.6080607@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@w3future.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> But a separator in this form is semantically vague, because you have
> to guess what it actually separates. I know from experience when
> building scrapers to generate rss form html. It's very easy if each
> item is in its own container, than when they are only separated by a
> separator. In particular it's hard to see where the first item
> starts, and where the last item ends.

+1. Especially to the 'vague' argument. If there is needed something 
different from SECTION that separates it should be a container element 
as well. Not "another" empty element.

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 23 May 2005 07:58:50 UTC

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