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Re: [CSS21] Examples

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 05:57:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0510170556130.23945@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 
> [...] is "example" content, or is it added using styling?

Both, it varies on a case by case basis.


> >> IH> All examples have the word "example" in their "class" attribute, which is
> >> IH> (as described in that section) used to style the paragraphs appropriately.
> >> 
> >> Great. Please say so in the spec.
> 
> IH> Refering to the markup used is quite inappropriate. It would help almost
> IH> none of our readers, and probably just confuse the beginners.
> 
> No, it would then make it clear that the styling is done based on
> semantic classes.

It would make that not in the least bit clear, since many of our readers 
have no idea what that means.

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