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[whatwg] Editorial: <dfn> s/term given by the contents/term/

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 16:55:25 -0500
Message-ID: <4570A4CD.7060608@inkedblade.net>
Simon Pieters wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The dfn element:
> 
>   The dfn element represents the defining instance of a term.
>   The paragraph, definition list group, or section that contains
>   the dfn element contains the definition for the term given
>   by the contents of the dfn element.
> 
> Given the definition of "defining term" two paragraphs later, the term 
> of the dfn element is not always the contents of the element. I suggest 
> replacing the above text with:
> 
>   The dfn element represents the defining instance of a term.
>   The paragraph, definition list group, or section that contains
>   the dfn element contains the definition for the _term_ of
>   the dfn element.

I'd just strike "the contents".

   definition for the term given by the dfn element.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 1 December 2006 13:55:25 UTC

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