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

From: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 14:57:48 +0100
Message-ID: <426119DC.4020307@edwards.name>
Ian Hickson wrote:
 > On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, Rob Mientjes wrote:
 >
 >>> Is there any advantage to marking up people's names?
 >>
 >>
 >> I dunno. I was just trying to fill the gap of need ;)
 >
 >
 >
 > The question is: is the need a real need or a perceived need?
 >


 > Anyone?
 >

The only reason I can think of for using a <name> element is that screen 
readers might stress the words differently. Of course, current readers 
sound like daleks to this would be a case of future-proofing.

-dean
Received on Saturday, 16 April 2005 06:57:48 UTC

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