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Re: Emphasizing STRIKE

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2008 18:42:53 +0100
Message-ID: <47AB431D.1000904@malform.no>
To: public-html@w3.org

Smylers 08-02-07 17.38:   
> Leif Halvard Silli writes:
>
> > Chasen Le Hara 08-02-07 07.19:   
> >
> > > ... one use case for the strike element for discussion: its (lack
> > > of) use in Bugzilla.
> > >
> > > In Bugzilla, a reference to a bug that has been resolved is linked
> > > and stricken through (using a class). The del element is
> > > inappropriate in this circumstance because the reference is not an
> > > edit to the document (nor is the reference being deleted), which
> > > leaves a class or the strike element.
> >
> > I think you have brought up a very good usecase for STRIKE here.  Here
> > the stricken text represent the very reference to the bug.
>
> However there are a number of other presentations that bug tracking
> systems could use to denote closed bugs -- for example they could be in
> red rather than black.  But that wouldn't be a reason for adding a <red>
> element.
>   

HTML 5 says that B and I are not necessarily rendered in bold or in 
italics. The same goes without saying about STRIKE.  It does not need to 
have that line-through style.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Thursday, 7 February 2008 17:43:22 UTC

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