[whatwg] Thoughts on the <hi> element (formerly the <m> element).
lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Sun Feb 18 12:51:46 PST 2007
Matthew Raymond wrote:
> I've been pondering a use for the <m> element, and I agree that the
> highlighting sematics make the name "hi" a better choice.
I strongly disagree. I think it should remain as <m> or, if people
really object to using a single letter name (though I don't understand
why), then <mark> (or similar) would be acceptable.
> | <blockquote>
> | XForms is a W3C recommendation.
> | <hi by="Matthew Raymond" title="This comment has no logical basis.">
> | XForms Tiny is does not conflict with XForms, but WF2 does.</hi>
> | </blockquote>
Interesting. The concept of specifying who added a particular mark
using the |by| attribute could be useful for collaborative
The GPLv3 draft comment page might be a good use case for such a thing,
but it also has comments a lot more complex than could be done with the
I somewhat like the idea of the |by| attribute being a human readable
name; although, perhaps we would need the cite attribute as well to link
to a page about the reviewer.
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