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[whatwg] [web-apps] 2.7.8 The i element

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 10:40:25 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504161039020.7599@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, J. King wrote:
>
> The note at the bottom says:
> 
>   The i element is not appropriate for marking
>   up names (e.g. of people, or of ships).
> 
> Is there an element that would be?  This has been a problem for me several
> times and I could never find an acceptable solution.

The markup for the bit you quoted is:

  <p class="note">The <code>i</code> element is not appropriate for
  marking up names (e.g. of people, or of ships).</p> <!-- XXX what is? -->

Currently I don't have an answer. Should we introduce a <name> element?

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