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[Bug 12154] b and strong are font-weight: bolder in implementations, not font-weight: bold

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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12154

--- Comment #25 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> 2012-02-02 08:05:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #23)
> So I suggest the following compromise:
> 
> b { font-weight: bold; } 
> strong { font-weight: bolder; } 

I think this would be the worst outcome, because most authors use b and strong
as if they were synonyms. Having them use different rendering would be quite
confusing.

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