[whatwg] details == footnote ?
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Aug 3 23:41:29 PDT 2007
On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Is the details element a generalization of footnotes/endnotes? For
> instance would it be appropriate to render a details element as a
> footnote or endnote? Would it be appropriate to encode a footnote or
> endnote as a details element in which the footnote marker was the
On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> My understanding is that its purpose is to mark up parts of application
> UI that are behind a disclosure triangle.
> Footnotes, on the other hand, are visible by default.
Henri's understanding is what I originally intended. Is there something in
the spec that suggests otherwise? Should I explicitly say that footnotes
and endnotes shouldn't be marked up using <details>?
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