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Re: Underline element.

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 15:50:19 +0000
Cc: HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Message-Id: <3364D314-3C99-4F90-97F7-280C21D825F6@googlemail.com>
To: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>


On 27 Dec 2007, at 14:24, Olivier GENDRIN wrote:

>
> On Dec 27, 2007 2:09 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, 27 Dec 2007 13:39:21 +0100, Ivan Enderlin <w3c@hoa-project.net 
>> >
>> wrote:
>> <u> tag doesn't exist in HTML 5 [2]
>>
>> I believe the
>> main reason <u> is not in HTML5 is that usability studies have  
>> shown that
>> users very strongly connotate underlined text with a link.
>
> Shouldn't it be present anyway in an 'deprecated but should be
> implemented in UA' section ?

To add to what Anne has already said, it is already mentioned in the  
parser section, as it is a formatting element (therefore having  
different parsing rules to deal with oddly nested combinations).


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Geoffrey Sneddon
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