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Re: <table chart="pie">

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 01:52:15 +0100
Message-ID: <46AA933F.5020204@splintered.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Dmitry Turin wrote:
> Good day.
> 
> (1D)
> I offer (@chart=none by default)
> 
> <table chart="pie">
>   <tr>
>     <td id="id1" label="label1">24.1</td>
>     <td id="id2" label="label2">31.2</td>
>     <td id="id3" label="label3">56.8</td>
>     <td id="id4" label="label4">75.4</td>
>   </tr>
> </table>
> which display chart as pie __instead of table__ with numerical data.

Why would you want to define how data is *presented* in the a markup 
language that should just be preoccupied with semantics and *content*? 
If anything, this sort of thing should be handled via CSS or similar.
If your intention is to inject visual/presentational elements back into 
HTML, then this is the wrong list to propose this anyway, I think...

P
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