Hi Hope,

There is nothing evil about the <br> element unless one is using it for visual 
effect. In your example, you are using <br> correctly. For addresses, you might 
want to use the <address> element instead of <p>.

Regards,
-Vlad
http://xstandard.com


-------- Original Message --------
From: Hope Stewart
Date: 10/9/2005 6:47 PM
> I'm getting the hang of this whole Web Standards way of designing a website
> and for the most part can totally avoid using <br>. But in the example below
> I'm unsure whether I should in fact avoid using <br>:
>
> <p><strong>All correspondence should be addressed to:</strong><br />
> The Secretary<br />
> Your Club<br />
> PO Box 999<br />
> Anytown VIC 3000</p>
>
> How do others code an address? My feeling is that semantically it should be
> contained within one paragraph or entity of some sort. But if you were using
> a screen reader, how would you differentiate one line from the next?
>
> If I were to use an ordered list with list-style-type set to none, would
> this be semantically correct? Is there a better way?
>
> Hope Stewart
>
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