[html5] "Block" and "inline"
mickyhulse.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 15:19:17 PDT 2011
Just looking for clarification on the below two paragraphs taken from
the book "HTML 5 for Web Designers":
Previous flavors of markup divided elements into two categories:
inline and block. HTML5 uses a more fine- grained approach, dividing
elements into a wider range of categories.
Inline elements now have a content model of “text-level semantics.”
Many block level elements now fall under the banner of “grouping
content”: paragraphs, list items, divs, and so on. Forms have their
own separate content model. Images, audio, video, and canvas are all
“embedded content.” The new structural elements introduce a completely
new content model called “sectioning content.”
Am I the only one that finds the above two paragraphs confusing? I
would love some clarification.
Does the above translate to this(?):
Inline = Text-level semantics
Block = Grouping content
Images, audio, video, and canvas = Embeded content
Can I still call things block and inline?
Sorry if stupid question(s)... I just want to be sure I am using the
right lingo when talking about HTML5. :)
Thanks so much!
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