Re: What an international mess!!! (was Re: Foreign Words and Phrases

Jordan Reiter (jreiter@mail.slc.edu)
Thu, 25 Sep 1997 15:45:11 -0500


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Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 15:45:11 -0500
To: "E. Stephen Mack" <estephen@emf.net>
From: Jordan Reiter <jreiter@mail.slc.edu>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: What an international mess!!! (was Re: Foreign Words and    Phrases

=7FE. Stephen Mack felt an urge to reveal at 5:01 AM -0500 on 1997-09-25:
> At 03:41 PM 9/24/97 -0500, Rob wrote:
> >Since I (along with B and U) are being deprecated, [...]
>
> Not so -- of the physical font elements, only U and STRIKE/S are
> deprecated in the latest version of the HTML 4.0 draft [1].
> Unless you know something I've missed...
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html40/present/graphics.html#h-16.2.1
> --
> E. Stephen Mack <estephen@emf.net>    http://www.emf.net/~estephen/

I remember that in an earlier version of the draft, they were deprecated.
I think this has now been changed.  Why do I think this?  Because I
remember distinctly writing an e-mail to the group discussing the issue of
deprecated elements, and a violent discussion insued regarding the
relevance of the <I> element, *particularly* for taxonomy purposes...

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