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[whatwg] De-emphasis

From: David Walbert <dwalbert@learnnc.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 11:53:10 -0500
Message-ID: <8F8352BD-6B01-4A3B-BB24-36D2524CED48@learnnc.org>

On Feb 9, 2007, at 11:36 AM, Michel Fortin wrote:

> However, I believe that what some means here by de-emphasising  
> something is that they want to *emphasize the unimportance* of what  
> they're saying.

Yes, that's a good point.

> If an element is introduced however, maybe <pointless> would be a  
> better name, less abstract and harder to misuse than anything  
> derived from "de-emphasis".

Indeed! Most of the content on the web could be wrapped in  
<pointless> tags, and it would save me a lot of time... :-)



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David Walbert
LEARN NC, UNC-Chapel Hill
dwalbert at learnnc.org



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