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[whatwg] Joe Clark's Criticisms of the WHATWG and HTML 5

From: Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 11:42:15 -0800
Message-ID: <84ce626f0611011142qa5a8c9csfeda9e393fd1896b@mail.gmail.com>
Hello Christoph,

On 11/1/06, Christoph P?per <christoph.paeper at crissov.de> wrote:
>
> *Henri Sivonen*, 2006-10-29:
>
> >> http://blog.fawny.org/2006/10/28/tbl-html/
> >
> >>     * HTML has samp, var, and kbd. I use all of them and I am
> >> pretty much the only one who does.
> >
> > FWIW, I think <samp> and <kbd> don't deserve to be in HTML and I am
> > not convinced that the use cases for <var> could not be satisfied
> > by <i>.
>
> I consider
>
>    <a href="foo.xga"><samp><img src="foo.qvga" alt="Foo"></samp></a>


That's a really good idea!


more semantic than the frequent
>
>    <a href="foo.xga"><img src="foo.qvga" class="thumbnail"
> alt="Foo"></a>.
>
> Alas nobody is using it that way. (What kind of |rel| could one use
> for this kind of links BTW?)
>


See ya

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    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

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