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Re: missing principle

From: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 03:44:27 -0400
Message-ID: <4632FB5B.3070904@mikeschinkel.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Smylers wrote:
> <small> isn't entirely presentational, in that it _can_ be used to
> indicate 'small print' or something of lesser importance; sort-of an
> opposite of <em>.
>   

True, but the important point is that a UA can never be sure why the 
author used it so it can't be trusted as a semantic element.


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