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Re: Some comments on the current draft

From: Jonathan Worent <jworent@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 03:35:27 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20060925103527.72704.qmail@web32210.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
To: David Latapie <david@empyree.org>
Cc: HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>



--- David Latapie <david@empyree.org> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> This is a very great message I'm happy to comment on.
> 
> Le 23 sept. 06 à 16:55, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis a écrit :
> 
> > What's more, I would very much appreciate a list of web content where  
> > XHTML 2.0 would *not* be suitable markup.
> 
> I second you on this one.
> 
> > Too many components seem to be doing the same thing:
> 
> I agree with you on points #1 and #2.
> 
> As for point #3, I'm thinking about something akin to a generic <em>
> with a "property="numerical value"" denoting particular importance.
> <em role="0">    default
> <em role="+1">   equivalent to em
> <em role="+2">   equivalent to strong
> <em role="-1">   less important, may be rendered a font-size:smaller,
> for instance. This is my personal use of the <small> tag, for a one-
> liner.

I had suggested something similar to this back in June.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2006Jun/0034.html
> 
> as for "role", the term may not be correct (I'm not much familiar
> with XHTML 2 yet), but I hope you get the point.
> 
> As for point #4, that I only partially understood, wasn't there
> supposed to be only <object> for embedding everything? What is the
> rationale for going back to the lesser solution of several embedding
> tags?
> 
> > specifically for software documentation (which seems to be the use-case
> > for <samp> and friends)?
> 
> I use samp for my examples, even out of documentation: “When
> something bad happens to me (<samp>missing the bus, missing an
> opportunity…</samp>)”. I see no reason <samp></samp> should be
> limited to documentation (although I recognize it is its most
> frequent use).
> The same goes with <code>code</code>, that I also use when writing
> about linguistics; after all, this is code too!
> 
> To enjoy/like/love (French)
> 
> J'aime
> Tu aime<code>s</code>
> Il aime
> Nous aim<code>ons</code>
> Vous aime<code>z</code>
> Ils aime<code>nt</code>
> 
> 
> 
> Don't let XHTML 2.0 becomes the new HTML 3.0 !
> -- 
> </david_latapie>
> http://blog.empyree.org/   U+0F00
> 
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> 
> 


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