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Re: Emphasizing STRIKE

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 01:07:28 +0100
Message-ID: <47AE4040.6090405@malform.no>
To: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Leif Halvard Silli 08-02-10 00.56:   
>
> Philip TAYLOR 08-02-09 09.43:
>> Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> In the spec as it stands today, <b> and <i> are not presentational 
>>> and semantic-free. They are in fact defined in a semantic manner, 
>>> just like <strong>, <em>, etc.
>> Yes, in the /draft/ specification as it stands today [1], your
>> assertion is correct.  However <b>, <i> and <u> /are/ purely
>> presentational, and the fact that the draft specification
>> misrepresents this is a matter of considerable concern and regret.
>> I for one will be seeking to ensure that this is corrected in
>> a future draft, and that the <b> and <i> elements do not
>> appear in the specification when it is finally released.
>
> SPAN, in the spec, also has semantics: [ etcetera ]

Hi all, and especially Philp. I'm sorry for having sent a draft of my 
reply to the list. Please ignore. I litteraly used a short-cut that I 
did not know about.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Sunday, 10 February 2008 00:08:26 GMT

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