[whatwg] [WA1] menus
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Nov 12 01:28:35 PST 2004
On Sun, 29 Aug 2004, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Maybe the first example can changed. Now MENU is the sibling of the A
> element and that is a strange construct since A is an inline element and MENU
> a block level element. Perhaps MENULABEL can be used to wrap the A element
> in. From:
> # <menubar>
> # <li>
> # <a href="#file">File</a>
> # <menu id="file">
> # <li><button type="button" onclick="fnew()">New...</button></li>
> <menulabel><a href="#file">File</a></menulabel>
> <menu id="file">
> <li><button type="button" onclick="fnew()">New...</button></li>
> This would make it a lot better, from a structural point of view. It would
> also remain backwards compatible.
What's the (practical) difference? So long as we define the menu as being
labelled by the previous element, the two cases above are equivalent.
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