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Re: ISSUE-83 ACTION-152 Change Proposal for the use of dt/dd in figure and details

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 16:15:10 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0911271415y7a9b48dej2575e26041050db9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Cc: Jeroen van der Gun <noreplytopreventspam@blijbol.nl>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com> wrote:
> Or we could use a new element, which doesn't require wrapping figure
> in a div element, and also satisfy the two other expressed concerns,
> too.

Considering the benignness of this hack, and the fact that it's only
going to be required as long as IE7 remains relevant, creating a new
element seems excessive if this is the only reason.  (I was previously
somewhat on the side of creating a new element, but it's just not
necessary anymore.)


> Or we could just get rid of both figure and details.

That's burning the forest because you don't like a tree.

~TJ
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