Re: 'HTML 5' and some poem markup?

On 5 Oct 2007, at 16:26, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:

>> On Oct 5, 2007, at 16:37, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:
>>> What I missed so many years in (X)HTML is
>>> some useful markup for poems.
>> There's <p> for each stanza and <br> for separating lines.
> In 'HTML 5' is noted:
> 'The p element represents a paragraph.'
> The semantic meaning of a paragraph
> is much different from a strophe or stanza
> (see wikipedia or an encyclopedia of your
> preference).

Please follow cross-references:

> A paragraph is typically a block of text with one or more sentences  
> that discuss a particular topic, as in typography, but can also be  
> used for more general thematic grouping. For instance, an address  
> is also a paragraph, as is a part of a form, a byline, or a stanza  
> in a poem.

- Geoffrey Sneddon

Received on Friday, 5 October 2007 16:38:13 UTC