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Re: samp, kbd, var

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 09:33:39 +0900
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To: XHTML-Liste <www-html@w3.org>


Le 24 août 06 à 07:17, David Woolley a écrit :
>> Not that I can be bothered to start counting them, but I'd submit to
>> you the there is more wealth of knowledge, specialisms, areas of
>> interest, etc which is being conveyed by web sites worldwide that is
>
> By number of hits or data volume transferred I wuould guess they
> are in an a minority compared with e-commerce sites.  Whilst e- 
> commerce
> sites are usually very bad examples of good coding practice, they
> generally all have forms and help pages for those forms.  Those forms
> normally require user chosen free text input, which should be  
> represented
> by a <var> in the help file.

Then the XHTML 2.0 Specification would have to explain why there is no

- "date" element
- "street", "city", etc. element or at least "address" in the meaning  
of physical address.
- "note" (aka footnote, margin note) element
- "toc" (table of content) element

I think what Patrick says and others on the list is

	- These semantics of meaning are useful
	- These should not be element but role/property attribute values.

See for the rationale
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2006Aug/0189


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