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Re: Alarm: Style rules may change semantic part of an HTML document.

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:31:29 -0400
Message-ID: <CANCFA+EBj-u6CC=4vGYrmRezKOyCKMiGf63P=iYu6fcyKSJqPQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
Yes. What if you want to show the *effect* of an <s> element but not say it
is an irrelevant portion of text? The CSS style allows for just that, among
other more niche use-cases.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 8:15 AM, Cyril <cyril2@safe-mail.net> wrote:

> Dear Jonathan Garbee,
> Thank you for your reply.
> Jonathan Garbee wrote:
>  Style rules do not affect semantics of the document. This is why there is
>> separation between them.
>>  I completely agree and add that, for sure, style rules must not affect
> semantics of the document. But is the separation adjusted correctly? I. e.
> is it well-grounded to allow style sheets striking portions of text out of
> a document?
> Best regards,
> Cyril.
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