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10.6. del: Deleted material

To show that text is being deleted in this version, enclose the deleted text in a del tag. Here is its content model:

element del
{ attribute cite { xsd:anyURI },
  attribute datetime { text },

If you would like to document the reasons for this deletion, you can point to that documentation by including its URI as the value of this attribute.


The date and time of the insertion. The preferred timestamp format is given in the W3C Date and time formats recommendation.


As with all inline elements, you can use the attributes from Section 15.3, “The common attributes: Common.attrib.


    See, my comb is green, and yours is orange.
    <del>Now let us go out and get some womens.</del>