W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > July 2007

Re: <table chart="pie">

From: James Elmore <James.Elmore@cox.net>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:02:25 -0700
Message-Id: <DA03E0D4-67A7-447F-BDAD-168771BA2ABE@cox.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

On Jul 27, 2007, at 1:56 AM, Paul Nelson (ATC) wrote:

> Why not "simply" create an XHTML type of <chart> that has a
> <chart_datapoint> member or something like that? This way the idea of
> <table> is not overridden to be something that it was not intended to
> be.
> Paul

I prefer this option. I spent several weeks recently trying to  
explain how overriding (or overloading in programming languages) can  
cause problems with 'table' elements and offering an alternative.

James Elmore
Received on Friday, 27 July 2007 15:02:45 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:27:29 UTC