Re: Element for Numbers

David Woolley <>:
>> Visual UAs should make the information available somehow
>> and may apply a default style to text marked up with nr
> There's a general principal for HTML and styles that presentation
> behaviour in HTML should be fully specifiable in style sheets.

Form controls and rendition of e.g. the title attribute?

> This means that this proposal requires CSS enhancements.

Why restrict to CSS?

> I'd also argue
> that proper separation of content and form would require that the
> canonical form not be an attribute, but be the actual content and
> specific presentations should be done with style sheets.

<number><value>123</value> <unit>km</unit></number>?

Christoph Päper

Received on Sunday, 24 November 2002 17:32:42 UTC