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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@wkwyw.net>
Subject Re: Document-v20 class attribute
Date Sun, 28 Dec 2003 15:18:52 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> 
>> I am just looking over the Document-v20.dtd in order to add the class 
>> attribute to a wider range of elements. I just want to confirm the 
>> elements it should be added to, my suggestions are:

<snip/>

> Look at the xhtml2 documents, and add class attributes as they do.
> IIRC we should put them everywhere.

Just looking at this, and you are correct, they go everywhere.

> In any case we should also decide to start moving nearer to xhtml2, and 
> this means for example to change
> 
>   <note></note>
> 
> to
> 
>  <p class="note"></p>
> 
> I'm tabling this because as you can see adding a class attribute to 
> <note> could create problems when we switch to <p class="note">.

Yes good point, I'm just writing a mail about problems with the DTD with 
respect to XHTML2 (jump, fork and a for example)

> I suggest you to look in the archives for the threads about XHTML2, 
> where I made a detailed comparison between DTDs so you can see what to 
> change together with the class attribute thing.

+1

Ross


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