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RE: XHTML 2.0 - dfn : Content model and usability (PR#7832)

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 15:22:59 +0000
Message-ID: <BAY109-F25CFA47E7EFDF9C411C29AB4DF0@phx.gbl>
To: Rob.Simpson@BlackBox.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org

Hi,

From: Rob Simpson <Rob.Simpson@BlackBox.com>
>      <il> <!-- an indented list -->
>           <li>first tab position <!-- like "dt", but not a term being
>defined
>                <il> <!-- next level of indentation, nested under parent 
><li>
>-->
>                   <li>second tab position <!-- like "dd", but not a
>definition
>                           could be on next line (style="display: block") 
>or
>on
>                           same like (style="display: inline) like "dl
>compact"
>                        -->
>                </il>
>           </li>
>      </il>

Why not nested UL's instead?

>      <dfn>The <dt>tiger<dt>, <dd><jk:taxon>Panthera 
>tigris</jk:taxon></dd>,
>is <dd>a large, striped Asian felid</dd>.</dfn>

What's wrong with:

   <p>The <dfn>tiger</dfn>, <span xml:lang="la">Panthera tigris</span>, is a 
large, striped Asian felid.</p>

...?

Regards,
Simon Pieters
Received on Friday, 24 March 2006 15:23:11 GMT

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