Re: what is dt?

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 15:26:47 +0200, Shelley Powers  
<> wrote:

> Laura Carlson wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> What about using a <summary> as a generalized element with <details>
>> etc. Leif mentioned  this previously.

> This strikes me as an interesting proposal, and when it comes to Figure,  
> has been proposed by others[1]. The rejection of the idea, because of  
> how browsers currently implement the DOM for HTML4 puzzles me, since  
> we're changing the DOM for HTML5, anyway.

<summary> would be no problem in <figure> and <details> as far as parsing  
goes. In <table>, however, it would be a problem because in legacy  
browsers the element would be moved outside the <table> in the DOM.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 14:14:25 UTC