[whatwg] Timestamps for <dialog>s

Karl Dubost karl at w3.org
Wed Dec 20 19:13:29 PST 2006

Le 21 déc. 2006 à 11:36, William Swanson a écrit :
> On 12/20/06, Karl Dubost <karl at w3.org> wrote:
>> An attribute to qualify semantics content seems better  than adding
>> yet another element which will be more difficult to implement in
>> editing tools and more constraining.
>> [...]
>> or something like
>> <span property="dc:date" content="2006-12-04">mardi 4 décembre 2004</
>> span>
> The HTML 5 spec already defines a <time> element in section 3.12.11.
> According to the spec, Karl's example would be:
> <time datetime="2006-12-04">mardi 4 décembre 2004</time>

Ah good. I missed it.  hmm which makes me think that an index of  
elements and attributes would be handy. maybe an XSLT to grab the  

I still prefer attributes than elements. But I know some other people  
prefer the opposite.

Thanks william.

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