[thelist] Definition lists?

Sarah Adams sarahwbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 10:58:52 CDT 2009

> When do you find these semantically appropriate?
> I inherited some legacy code where they are used for a FAQ and I'm not
> feeling too good about this.

I don't see anything wrong with using a DL for an FAQ. Certainly better
than using a bunch of DIVs or SPANs. It's not as though DT and DD in
this case are being used purely for their style, the way BLOCKQUOTE is
so often (mis)used for indenting.

sarah adams
web developer & programmer

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