Permitted Context: %body.content, %flow, %block
Content Model: %body.content
The FN element is designed for footnotes, and when practical,
rendered as pop-up notes.
<DT>Hamlet: <DD>You should not have believed me, for
virtue cannot so <a href="#fn1">inoculate</a>
our old stock but we shall <a href="#fn2">relish of it</a>.
I loved you not.
<DT>Ophelia: <DD> I was the more deceived.
<DT>Hamlet: <DD>Get thee to a nunnery. Why wouldst
thou be a breeder of sinners? I am myself <a href="#fn2">indifferent
<fn id=fn1><i>inoculate</i> - graft</fn>
<fn id=fn2><i>relish of it</i> - smack of it (our old
<fn id=fn3><i>indifferent honest</i> - moderately
Note: If %html.recommended is active, the HTML 3.0 DTD expects
you to enclose plain text in a block element such as <P>
<FN ID=fn23><P>A simple footnote</FN>
- An SGML identifier used as the target for hypertext
links or for naming particular elements in associated style sheets.
Identifiers are NAME tokens and must be unique within the scope of the
- This is one of the ISO standard language abbreviations,
e.g. "en.uk" for the variation of English spoken in the United Kingdom.
It can be used by parsers to select language specific choices for
quotation marks, ligatures and hypenation rules etc. The language
attribute is composed from the two letter language code from ISO 639,
optionally followed by a period and a two letter country code from ISO
- This a space separated list of SGML NAME tokens and is
used to subclass tag names. By convention,
the class names are interpreted hierarchically, with the most general
class on the left and the most specific on the right, where classes are
separated by a period. The CLASS attribute is most commonly used to
attach a different style to some element, but it is recommended that
where practical class names should be picked on the basis of the
element's semantics, as this will permit other uses, such as
restricting search through documents by matching on element class
names. The conventions for choosing class names are outside the scope
of this specification.