Re: dialog vs. dialogue (dl)

On 15 Jun 2007, at 1240, paul haine wrote:

> I agree with Nathan that <dialogue> has less potential for  
> confusion. I'd also be interested to know what <dt> and <dd>  
> actually stand for in the context of a <dialog> - wouldn't  
> something like <speaker> and <speech> make more sense?

They stand for "dialog talker" and "dialog discourse". Which are not  
the most obvious element names, but they do retain the parallelism  
between <dialog> and <dl>. (Whether that is a good thing or a bad  
thing is another matter.)

scott lewis.

Received on Friday, 15 June 2007 19:14:37 UTC