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Re: How would you mark up this information?


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Apr 24, 2005 9:23AM

Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> No need to tell that even HTML
> specifications contain semantically wrong use of <dl> elements; the W3C
> doesn't always follow its own recommendations.

or, to play devil's advocate, the fact that they give examples such as marking up dialogues with a DL indicates that the semantics are not that restrictive, as they may have been aware that it's difficult to create language that covers all possible semantic constructs necessary to mark up real world content in all its facets...

Patrick H. Lauke