[uf-discuss] plays, skits & scripts

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Jan 31 09:19:05 PST 2006

On Jan 31, 2006, at 9:03 AM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> Also sprach Chris Messina:
>> Taking a look at one of the examples, I wonder if you could use  
>> traditional mFs?
>>   <SPEAKER>Soothsayer</SPEAKER>
>>   <LINE>You shall be yet far fairer than you are.</LINE>
>> </SPEECH>
>> to begin, could be translated into XOXO with a little cite/q:
>> <dl class="speech">
>>   <dt class="speaker"><cite>Soothsayer</cite></dt>
>>   <dd class="lines"><q>You shall be yet far fairer than you are.</ 
>> q></dd>
>> </dl>
> That could work. I'm a little uncertain about labelling Soothsayer as
> a "term" and his line as a "definition", though. (TimBL himself once
> called me pedantic when resisting the use of dl's beyond tranditional
> definition lists, so perhaps I'm a bit old-fashioned.)

You're not the only one, Tantek seems to have reached a similar  
conclusion: http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/03/elementsofxhtml/ 

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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