Re: what is dt?

Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. On 09-09-17 19.59:
>> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 12:47 PM, Shelley Powers
>> <> wrote:
>>> I have stated that dt/dd will not work for web page authors, and 
>>> have my
>>> arguments for such an opinion. This is no different than anyone else 
>>> saying
>>> such and such won't work because legacy browsers will crap out. Both 
>>> are
>>> describing a point of potential failure, and deserve to be respected 
>>> for
>>> such.
>> As an author, using <dt>/<dd> for <details> seems fine.  The letters
>> match up, which is important from a mnemonic pov, and the basic idea
>> works as well.  <dt> in <dl> is "description title" to me, while <dd>
>> is "description data".  In <details>, they're instead "details title"
>> and "details data".
> So, perhaps <figure> could be renamed to something beginning on <d...> 
> ? ;-)
de figure

de Shelley

Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 21:23:26 UTC