[whatwg] WA1 dl and dialog

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Apr 17 02:30:47 PDT 2005

On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, fantasai wrote:

> # The dl element introduces an association list consisting of zero or more
> # name-value groups...
> # Name-value groups may be terms and definitions, speakers and words, metadata
> # topics and values, or any other groups of name-value data.
> I like the definition you give here, except for one thing:
> Despite the example given in HTML4, I think that speakers and words
> is stretching the name-value idea a bit too far. For scripted dialog,
> I think Tantek's suggestion is much better:
>   http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/03/elementsofxhtml/#slide20
> So my suggestion is to remove that particular example from the spec.


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