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[whatwg] [html5] r6088 - [e] (0) clarification Fixing http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12165

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 09:53:32 +0200
Message-ID: <op.v1i6vizyidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:09:39 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 6 May 2011, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> > Modified: source
>> > ===================================================================
>> > --- source	2011-05-05 22:03:52 UTC (rev 6087)
>> > +++ source	2011-05-05 22:45:13 UTC (rev 6088)
>> > @@ -105238,7 +105238,6 @@
>> >    <dd><p>Use an explicit <code>form</code> and <span
>> > title="attr-input-type-text">text field</span> combination  
>> instead.</p></dd>
>> >   <dt><dfn><code>listing</code></dfn></dt>
>> > -   <dt><dfn><code>xmp</code></dfn></dt>
>> >    <dd><p>Use <code>pre</code> and <code>code</code> instead.</p></dd>
>> >   <dt><dfn><code>nextid</code></dfn></dt>
>> > @@ -105256,6 +105255,9 @@
>> >    <dt><dfn><code>strike</code></dfn></dt>
>> >    <dd><p>Use <code>del</code> instead if the element is marking an  
>> edit,
>> > otherwise use <code>s</code> instead.</p></dd>
>> > +   <dt><dfn><code>xmp</code></dfn></dt>
>> > +   <dd><p>Use <code>code</code> instead, and escape "<code
>> > title="">&lt;</code>" and "<code title="">&amp;</code>" characters as  
>> "<code
>> > title="">&amp;lt;</code>" and "<code title="">&amp;amp;</code>"
>> > respectively.</p></dd>
>>
>> For xmp it should say "Use pre and code ..." since just code is not a  
>> drop-in
>> replacement for xmp.
>
> Good point.
>
> I went with "pre or code". I don't think you'd use both, typically,  
> right?

"To represent a block of computer code, the pre element can be used with a  
code element"

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/grouping-content.html#the-pre-element

Plus, you had that recommendation before, and still do for listing:

>> >   <dt><dfn><code>listing</code></dfn></dt>
>> > -   <dt><dfn><code>xmp</code></dfn></dt>
>> >    <dd><p>Use <code>pre</code> and <code>code</code> instead.</p></dd>

I'd be fine with "use pre instead" for both listing and xmp, though.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 9 September 2011 00:53:32 UTC

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