[whatwg] Thoughts on HTML 5 - dialog
ian at hixie.ch
Tue May 13 16:20:55 PDT 2008
On Tue, 13 May 2008, Ernest Cline wrote:
> The only synonym of dialog that is anywhere near as general seems to be
I dunno, that just sounds so formal.
I agree that <dialog> isn't perfect and could be (and has been) confused
with dialog boxes, but I'm not convinced it's not the best name for the
> The other possibility is <dialogue/> since the computing uses that cause
> confusion seem to have standardized on the shorter spelling.
Experience with language="" on <script> suggests that many authors have
serious difficulties spelling words that contain the "gu" letter pair.
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Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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