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Re: Definition list vs. Table

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From: Jared Smith
Date: Dec 24, 2010 8:57AM


On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 4:39 AM, adam solomon
< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Let us say I have a web page which contains information about a particular
> individual. The content would look like this:
>
> first name: john
> last name: doe
> telephone: 111-1111
> city: beverly hills
> state: california

Why isn't this sufficient? This is by far the easiest, most
straightforward presentation of this information. I see no benefit
from using a list or table. All it would do is overburden the author
and present additional information to the user that is not necessary.

You could use microformats in addition to this, but no assistive
technology I know of utilizes them.

Jared