W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > February 2007

[whatwg] The m element

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 16:31:52 +1100
Message-ID: <45CAB5C8.8060703@lachy.id.au>
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> In what way, apart from denoting that something is particularly relevant within 
> a phrase in a given context, does emphasis change the meaning of something?

The spec gives a good example showing how it changes the meaning.

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-em

> Strong provides a strong emphasis, no?

Strong denotes importance (see the spec).  This is a change from HTML4, 
but HTML4 didn't really define the difference between emphasis and 
strong emphasis anyway.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Wednesday, 7 February 2007 21:31:52 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 13 April 2015 23:08:32 UTC