[whatwg] HTML tags for POEM and MUSIC LYRICS

Christoph Päper christoph.paeper at crissov.de
Mon Dec 11 02:39:56 PST 2017

> "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 8:59 AM, GevCbmlGM <bijumaillist at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is there any recommend standard HTML tags for POEM and MUSIC LYRICS?
> Poems and lyrics are, generally, just text that has significant
> line-breaks. Thus, <p> and are the correct markup for them.

As with <svg> and <math>, HTML could also add <music> or something similar to embed MusicXML. Lyrics are a subset of musical notation and poems are, arguably, a special kind of lyrics (or the other way around).


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