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Re: separator/seperator

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 00:25:11 +0200
Message-ID: <42925847.7090507@w3development.de>
To: www-html@w3.org

Laurens Holst wrote:
> Seriously though, I like having as much semantic tags as I need for 
> marking up a document. Maybe for a common web document (e.g. a blog or a 
> manual) a separator isn’t as useful because the construct isn’t usually 
> used, but for other types of documents (e.g. online books) it is. Of 
> course everything can be styled with spans and divs with classnames, but 
> I prefer not to :).
> And to create container elements for this kind of things instead of 
> making an element which represents what they really are (separators) - 
> nah. It doesn’t contain, it separates.

Why is the separator there in a visual presentation (readable book)? 
Because e.g. the perspective changes. I.e. one block of text as one 
perspective, the following has another.

Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
Received on Monday, 23 May 2005 22:26:03 UTC

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