[Bug 14002] Allow DT to be after DD if there is only one DT/DD pair in DL


Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #3 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-09-03 19:45:14 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: I concurr with Simon. In fact, I'd go even further. It's far more
likely that an author who has a single <dl> with first a <dd> and then a <dt>
has accidentally typoed the element names and meant for the <dd> to be a <dt>
and the <dt> to be a <dd>. As such, it's our responsibility to make it easy for
validators to catch this.

(In reply to comment #2)
> Usecase is, for example, product title and its image and/or description in
> product list (in online shops, on manufacturer's website, etc.). Such items are
> often marked-up as DLs, while title of a product is often placed at the bottom
> of the item, not at the top.

I would recommend using <figure> for this.

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Received on Saturday, 3 September 2011 19:45:16 UTC