[whatwg] Joe Clark's Criticisms of the WHATWG and HTML 5

Michel Fortin michel.fortin at michelf.com
Wed Nov 8 04:52:12 PST 2006

Le 7 nov. 2006 à 18:59, Niels Fröhling a écrit :

> * metaphorical semantics (the meaning of the things)
> * structural semantic (the order of the things)
> * purposal semantics (the purpose of the things)
> Let me denote some examples:
> * metaphorical:
>   - <joke> marks something to be funny, sarcastic or zynic
>   - <strong> emphasises a content strongly
> * structural (aka. define dependencies):
>   - <p> marks text to belong together, to be connected sentences
>   - <chapter> marks sections to belong together
>   - <formular> marks an interactive region
> * purposal:
>   - <control> marks a region to be inside an interface-element
>   - <nav> marks a section to contain the/a navigation
>   - <title> marks a region to be a chapters/documents title

It's vaguely similar to some classification I was trying to do not  
long ago, although I could not come to something conclusive.

Where would you put <a>, <img>, and <i> in this?

Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at michelf.com

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