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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: Allow "role" attribute in document DTD
Date Sat, 27 Dec 2003 09:10:49 GMT

Wouldn't these use-cases be met with the <meta> tag in doc-v20a and
XHTML?  The information seems to apply to the page as a whole.

On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 09:21:32AM +0200, Johan Kok wrote:
> Jeff/Ross:
> Role: could be developer vs user.

<meta name="audience">Developer | User</meta>
> Class:  could be class of document, e.g. installation, training, 
> reference, source code.

<meta name="category">Installation | training | reference | ... </meta>

(could auto-generate site.xml from this)

> Installation could be the same for all, user 
> training should be quite different from developer training. User 
> training is accessible to both users and developers, while developer 
> training is available only to developers. The same would apply to 
> references, bug "management". Source code would not be applicable to users.

'class' makes sense for these, if element-level granularity is required.

> IMHO Output/delivery format should not be a class. Be it WAP, HTML,
> PDF, Slides or whatever form of delivery, though I like the slides idea
> as it could be very useful, even if it is delivered as html slides. The
> latter will open a whole different "can of worms" (in the positive
> sense).



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