Re: XHTML 2.0: Suggestion for <addr/> and <blockaddr/> to replace <address/>

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 11:15:59PM -0500, Ernest Cline wrote:
| As I've said before, I think what is really needed is a URI for postal
| addresses.  I have sent a suggestion along those lines to the UPU
| (Universal Postal Union) and have received a brief note saying
| that they would give me a fuller response sometime Tuesday.

If we had postal URIs then we could refine the meaning of <a/> to the 
inline version of <address/> and for general-purpose meaningless linking 
use <span/>.


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  *[href] { text-deocration: underline; 
            color: blue; 
            background-color: inherit;
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