|use it, but watch for overformatting|
COMPACT tells the browser to try to take up less space rendering the definition list. This is
usually done by not putting a carriage return after very short terms.
<DT>Internet Engineering Task Force
<DD>An organization which establishes technical standards for the Internet
<DD>Often used as a prefix to indicate the electronic version of something
<DD>annoying email and news postings which waste time and bandwidth
- Internet Engineering Task Force
- An organization which establishes technical standards for the Internet
- Often used as a prefix to indicate the electronic version of something
- annoying email and news postings which waste time and bandwidth
The term e and its definition are probably on the same line. However, Internet Engineering Task Force is probably rendered exactly the same way as it is without
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COMPACT. In practice,
COMPACT doesn't usually save much space, and it makes the definition list harder to read.