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Re: My thoughts on XHTML 2

From: (wrong string) äper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 02:17:29 +0100
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> On 1/21/03 6:33 AM, "Christoph P*per" <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
>> Those, and <section/>, would resemble <hr/> as much as <l/> does resemble
>> <br/>.
> I don't get that part: why would an empty <section> resemble more of <hr>
> than <br>?

If there's any mark-up in <hr/>, it's IMHO meant to be a section divider
which I'd express with an empty <section/>. The relation between <br/> and
<l/> is similar.

> I was hoping <param> could go under any element as its first children,
> seeing that <object> is pretty much universal now...

What about nested objects?

>> <body id="one"><p id="start"> </p></body>
>> <body id="two"><p id="start"> </p></body>
>> body#one p#start {color: green}
>> body#two p#start {color: red}
> But that makes it so that your ID scope is now site-wide instead of
> page-wide.

I don't know exactly what you mean. You can have the same ids in different
documents and still style them differently. I don't say this was a good

>>> (my personal bugbear here is <cite cite="">)
>> <cite href=""> should be enough, yes.
> Wouldn't that put a link inside <cite>, or is that the point?

That's pretty much what the cite attribute does, if I'm not getting it

Christoph Päper
Received on Tuesday, 21 January 2003 20:17:29 UTC

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