[uf-discuss] Q&A

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Thu Dec 14 11:03:18 PST 2006

In message <20061214092844.GL4471 at malware>, "Michael(tm) Smith"
<mikes at opera.com> writes

>What semantic markup would be useful for a complete FAQ?
>  <div class="qaset">

"faqset", surely?

>    <div class="qadiv">

Need not be a div.

>      <dl class="qa">
>        <dt class="qtn">Is it semantically meaningless to use
>        <dd class="ans">
>        </dd>
>      </dl>
>    </div>
>  </div>
>Overkill? Or missing something?

I don't believe that FAQs should be limited to dl sets; they could
easily use other elements. To give one example:

   <div class="faqset>
        <h3 class="question">
                Who's the most handsome member of this list?

        <p class="answer">Why, Andy Mabbett, of course!</p>

and here's an example of that in the wild, which, er, you might


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