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Re: separator/seperator Re: About XHTML 2.0

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 08:02:07 +0300
Message-Id: <9cf3527d86a752de0efed9e1d34261b0@iki.fi>
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>

On May 23, 2005, at 10:51, Johannes Koch wrote:

> Orion Adrian wrote:
>
>> The issue I have with this approach is that it creates issues with 
>> sub-sections.
>> Let's assume I have a document that only has two levels of text.
>> <section>
>>   <h>Heading 1</h>
>>   <p></p>
>>   <section>
>>     <!-- this is a level 2 section -->
>>     <p></p>
>>     <seperator /> <!-- represents a perspective shift. -->
>>     <p></p>
>>   </section>
>> </section>
>
> <section>
>   <h>Heading 1</h>
>   <p></p>
>   <section>
>     <div class="perspective1">
>       <p></p>
>     </div>
>     <div class="perspective2">
>       <p></p>
>     </div>
>   </section>
> </section>

<div> and class are not a proper substitute. <div> and class don't mean 
anything to the UA beyond being opaque identifiers you can bind styles 
to, and CSS is optional.

 From the authoring perspective, a separator element is easier to use.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Tuesday, 24 May 2005 05:02:27 UTC

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