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Re: XBL is (mostly) W3C redundant, and CSS is wrong W3C layer for semantic behavior *markup*

From: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2003 22:51:08 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20030101224827.0386a100(null)>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

At 03:13 AM 1/2/2003 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
>So would you agree with the following definitions?
>   Intrinsic
>      Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing.
>   Essential nature of an element
>      Its tag name.

Actually I can not agree that the essential nature of element _is_ its tag
name, because that is static.

The essential nature is the _interpretation_ of the tag name.  This is what
allows new interpretations when defining semantics thru binding.

-Shelby Moore
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