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Re: code, samp, kbd, var

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 15:33:14 +1000
Message-ID: <4649461A.7080806@lachy.id.au>
To: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.co.uk>
CC: "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>, www-html@w3.org

Tina Holmboe wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 12:55:58AM +1000, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> common typographical style.  Since you insist on being able to mark up 
>> semantics, instead of marking up presentation, then keeping <var> in 
> As a purely philosophical query ... would not an insistence to mark
> up semantics be rather the point of generic coding and a document
> markup language?

Within reason, yes.

> Or have someone officially redefined HTML as a presentational language
> while I was looking the other way?

No, but we have to strike an appropriate balance between a strict 
separation of presentation and semantics, and having a set of useful and 
practical elements.

Lachlan Hunt
Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2007 05:33:40 UTC

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