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Re: 'role' should be property

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 02:19:49 +0100
Message-ID: <465396B5.6020400@splintered.co.uk>
To: public-html@w3.org

Mark Birbeck wrote:

>> I'd posit that it's more likely that an author might want to specify the
>> role of any particular piece of content while they're actually authoring
>> the content itself, i.e. the HTML. They write the content, then say
>> "this is the footer".
> In the same way that authors indicate on each level 1 header that they
> would like it to have a green background?

No, in the same way that they actually say that that bit of text is a 
level 1 header in the first place.

> No kidding, Sherlock. :) But I'm afraid you've missed the whole point.

Maybe yes, as I only joined the other day and most likely landed in the 
middle of this conversation and got the wrong end of the stick.

Patrick H. Lauke
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