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[whatwg] De-emphasis

From: Jonathan Worent <jworent@yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 15:03:40 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <736656.6613.qm@web32213.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

--- Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:

> On Feb 9, 2007, at 19:46, Jonathan Worent wrote:
> 
> > There are plenty of elements in the spec right
> > now that aren't likely to be used often, but they're still in the  
> > spec because they have merit.
> 
> Actually, there are elements that don't have much merit (e.g.  
> <samp>), but trying to pretend that they don't exist and aren't  
> interoperably presented isn't worth the trouble.

What I was trying to say is that it will be impossible to predict an elements usage. Using that as
a gauge to determine if something will or won't be added to the spec isn't a fair argument.

> 
> -- 
> Henri Sivonen
> hsivonen at iki.fi
> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
> 
> 
> 



 
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