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[whatwg] De-emphasis

From: David Latapie <david@empyree.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 00:40:06 +0100
Message-ID: <20070209004006174914.c54c026a@empyree.org>
On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 00:25:06 +0100, Simon Pieters wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 23:48:44 +0100, David Latapie <david at empyree.org> wrote:
> 
>>> What would the default visual presentation be?
>> 
>> I'd suggest "font-size:smaller"
> 
> <small> already has that default presentation in browsers. Why not 
> reuse <small> for this purpose than to invent a new element/attribute?

This is exactly what I'm doing for years. The problem is semantic (see 
the gauge/meter or m/mark/hi debates). <small> does not convey any 
semantic meaning.
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