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[whatwg] The m element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 23:30:10 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tnh54khn64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>
On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 22:36:25 +0100, Lachlan Hunt  
<lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> I think I agree that <m> should be dropped. I believe such an element  
>> has never been requested before on www-html or equivalent fora.
>
> No, the use cases for <m> are clear, and it is different from both <em>  
> and <strong>.  I think it should be kept as-is, though its definition in  
> the spec clearly needs to be improved.

I'm not arguing against this. (Heck, I provided the idea for the second  
example.) I'm just saying it hasn't really been requested before and that  
I'm wondering whether it's common enough to warrant a new element. Perhaps  
<u> can be "reused" for this as Henri suggested or perhaps we shouldn't  
really specify this as an element yet and let the microformat community  
look into it more closely first.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Friday, 9 February 2007 14:30:10 UTC

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