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Re: Underline element.

From: Ivan Enderlin <w3c@hoa-project.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 19:08:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4773EA38.9070107@hoa-project.net>
To: Ben 'Cerbera' Millard <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Ben 'Cerbera' Millard a écrit :
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> 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.
> Can you provide links to these studies?

Even if it doesn't exist really, I quite agree with Anne. Many people 
arounds me (my grand-father for example) might be confused. Even me 
sometimes !
That what's I wanted to know, thanks Anne :).

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