[Wikipedia-l] Re: <span>

Karl Eichwalder ke at gnu.franken.de
Fri Apr 30 02:27:32 UTC 2004

Brion Vibber <brion at pobox.com> writes:

> <span>'s only theoretical value is in creating semantically meaningful
> pseudo-tags via class specifications, something which is only useful
> if you also control the global style sheet.

Even withot control users can override upstream settings using
"!important" (IIRC).  Some believe in semantic markup, others do not.

Unfortunately, the WP suffers by the re-inventing wheels syndrom
(instead of switching to XML/SGML now).

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