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Re: Nullifying insidious HTML 3.2 constructs

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 15:55:33 +0000
Message-ID: <42160FF5.9010401@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>, www-style@w3.org



Laurens Holst wrote:

[snip]

 > And for foreign-word, use <dfn>...


But unless I am mistaken, <dfn> is intended to be used
"to mark up terms which are used for the first time" [*];
since most Latin phrases need no glossing (for an
educated audience, at least), I would have thought that
<dfn> was /in/appropriate unless it is really to
be followed by a definition ...

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[*] http://www.htmlhelp.com/reference/wilbur/phrase/dfn.html
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