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Re: Comments on the XHTML 2.0 WD

From: Tonico Strasser <contact_tonico@yahoo.de>
Date: Fri, 27 May 2005 12:36:38 +0200
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <4296F836.4080508@yahoo.de>

Jukka K. Korpela schrieb:
> On Thu, 26 May 2005, Laurens Holst wrote:
> 
> 
>>>(dt, dd)+
>>
>>I think (hope) this is intentional. This is also the case in HTML 4.
> 
> 
> I think (fear) that the muddy semantics is intentional too; in HTML 4 it
> may still have been an accident. Call it a duck, name it duck, and then
> tell it can be used as a cow. So much for semantics. That is, it is
> called a definition list, explained as a definition list, and the tag
> names reflect this, and then we have the final statement, which tells that
> it was all a joke and we just have some tags that can be used whenever you
> wish to achieve some particular layout:
> 
> "Another application of dl, for example, is for marking up dialogues, with
> each dt naming a speaker, and each dd containing his or her words."
> 
> Another application of a duck is for milking...

*LOL*, very true.

Will this be fixed in XHTML2?

http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/mod-list.html#edef_list_dl

Tonico
Received on Friday, 27 May 2005 10:40:08 UTC

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