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Re: Don't deprecate tt

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 13:14:49 +0100
To: "Matthew Szudzik" <mszudzik@andrew.cmu.edu>, public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t3muyzxe64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 22:11:21 +0100, Matthew Szudzik  
<mszudzik@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
> Note that the content of the document makes explicit reference to a
> style of presentation.  It is not possible to separate presentation from
> content.  If the <tt> tag were replaced with a <code> tag, and if a
> style sheet were to render the content of <code> tags in Helvetica, for
> example, then the meaning of this content would be lost.  So, <tt> is
> the proper semantic tag in this context, because the author is
> discussing teletype text.

What stops you from styling the <tt> element?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 20 December 2007 12:13:12 UTC

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