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[whatwg] Presentational safety valves

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 11:41:55 +0200
Message-ID: <8DFA4F26-1F62-4977-8A59-8C2734F11757@iki.fi>
On Jan 4, 2007, at 11:07, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> Semantics aren't really well covered either.

It doesn't matter much. It is rather clear that the ruby markup is  
intended for a particular Chinese and Japanese typographical device.  
You'd use the markup whenever you want to use that typographical  
device. Bothering authors with what they profoundly mean when they  
use the typographical device isn't particularly helpful.

(This is somewhat analogous to <i> and the Latin script.)

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Henri Sivonen
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