[whatwg] HTML 5 vs. XHTML 2.0
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 12 09:53:45 PST 2008
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Brian Smith wrote:
> If there was an <advert> element [or role='advertisement'] or
> equivalent, then its use would quickly become a mandatory accessibility
> requirement, and its use would pretty much be required by any site built
> by anybody with any money to lose. Similarly, any jurisdiction with
> "truth in advertising" laws would also require the use of such a
I think, with all due respect, that this is a very naiive belief. I think
James' earlier comment is much more likely to be true.
> Ian, in your analysis of existing web content, did you find many
> instances of advertising?
It doesn't take an analysis to know that advertising is common on the Web. :-)
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