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Re: Detailed review of Section 1. Introduction.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 23:07:52 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Reeve <chrisreeve15@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0901182307160.29785@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Sat, 17 Jan 2009, Chris Reeve wrote:
> If I am choosing to use the dfn tag to comply with 3.1.3 (Unusual 
> words). but I have the same word and/or phrase on multiple pages, do I 
> need to add the dfn tag on each page in this scenario, or can one page 
> with the dfn tag satisfty 3.1.3, with other pages neglecting unusual 
> words, since the word and/or phrase in question is identiical?

Per HTML5, you should only use the <dfn> element for the actual defining 
instance of the word in question. Use it wherever you are defining the 
word or term.

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