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[Bug 9919] Remove kbd, samp, and maybe var, like acronym; expand <code>/<tt>/<i> or whatever to replace them

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--- Comment #4 from Christopher Yeleighton <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>  2010-07-24 08:20:47 ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> (In reply to comment #1)
> > Note that KBD means "user input", and user input is a different thing than the
> > result of it.  Example: Pressing <KBD >Ctrl <KBD >C</KBD ></KBD > does not
> > produce any result (<TT ></TT >).
> 
> Yes, but HTML does not need to respect all possible semantic distinctions.  It
> could include <noun> and <adjective> tags too, hypothetically, but almost no
> one wants to mark up nouns or adjectives specifically.  Such marginal use-cases
> are what things like class="" and microdata are for.  Dedicated elements are
> only needed for very important or widely-used semantics.
> 

I only wanted to say that TT is not a good replacement for KBD.

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