Deprecated Elements was Re: Comments on HTMl 4 draft (9/Nov/1997

Rob (wlkngowl@unix.asb.com)
Sat, 27 Dec 1997 04:43:02 -0500


Message-Id: <199712271002.FAA02966@unix.asb.com>
From: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 1997 04:43:02 -0500
In-reply-to: <3499518F.9F6DB33C@worldnet.att.net>
Subject: Deprecated Elements was Re: Comments on HTMl 4 draft (9/Nov/1997


My vote is for keeping B, I and even U simply for "legacy" purposes. 
Older (non-HTML) documents can be more easily ported without having to 
re-read them and decide whether to use STRONG or EM vs. special SPAN 
classes.

However the specs should strongly discourage their use when STRONG or EM 
is more appropriate.

I think a set of pages on good HTML style for authors should be included 
with the specifications.

Rob


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