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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 18:06:28 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1109091759480.7754@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 9 Sep 2011, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, I keep screwing up <xmp>. I forgot that it was display:block again 
for some reason. Fixed.

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