[uf-discuss] A further possible solution to the "abbr"
pmw57 at xtra.co.nz
Tue Jan 1 20:40:15 PST 2008
On Jan 2, 2008 10:51 AM, Dmitry Baranovskiy
<dmitry.baranovskiy at gmail.com> wrote:
> This probably was raised before, but I didn't find it. Why we can't
> put these values into class? It seems to me semantically correct:
> additional meaning. It is as easy to parse as title and it removes
> accessibility issue completely.
Because class should be used for distinguishing between types of elements.
When XHTML uses
<p class="byline">by Paul Wilkins</p>
the intention is to allow a further XML refinement to become
<byline>by Paul Wilkins</byline>
There are other ways to hide information from people while still
allowing it to be accessible by machines.
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