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Re: what is dt?

From: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 17:41:29 +0200
Message-ID: <4AB4FBA9.2090903@keryx.se>
To: public-html@w3.org
2009-09-18 21:55, Leif Halvard Silli skrev:
> I must say that <dl figure > is a smaller jump than <p caption >.

I would say the opposite. As stated: In a normal dl the ORDER between dt 
and dd is important. In figure they are supposed not to be.


<dl figure> would mean that the order MIGHT be important depending on an 
attribute. That is a very significant change to come from an attribute.

<p caption> just says "this paragraph has the role of being a caption". 
If that is too much of a redefinition of p lets use:
<div caption>

<dl figure> says "While this element has the NAME definition list, in 
essence it is not such a list at all and its tag name is totally 
meaningless." And getElementsByTagName is not an option to use any more 

It would be like a zoologist would say <mammal fish> "Yeah, the name is 
mammal, but I really mean fish (and I am NOT talking about whales)." --

(2nd attempt, not from my Gmail this time...)

Lars Gunther
Received on Saturday, 19 September 2009 15:42:32 UTC

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