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[Bug 13652] New: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-samp-element Suggestion: add that samp shall not be used to show layman examples. samp is for computer output, not everyday examples. For instance : "Some fruits (<samp>apples, oranges</samp>) are very popula

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Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:29:54 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13652

           Summary: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-samp-el
                    ement Suggestion: add that samp shall not be used to
                    show layman examples. samp is for computer output, not
                    everyday examples. For instance : "Some fruits
                    (<samp>apples, oranges</samp>) are very popula
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#top
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#top
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#top

Comment:
http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-samp-element

Suggestion: add that samp shall not be used to show layman examples. samp is
for computer output, not everyday examples.

For instance : "Some fruits (<samp>apples, oranges</samp>) are very popular"
is an incorrect use of the samp element.

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