Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 20:11:47 -0500 (EST) From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org In-Reply-To: <000d01bd4318$b55ba480$460aa8c0@lisap> Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.980226200344.22928Bemail@example.com> Subject: Re: Question re Deprecation On Thu, 26 Feb 1998, Lisa Pease wrote: > If HTML 4.0 is preserving B and I elements, why not U for simple uses? I > hate underline in general, and deplore its widespread usage. But for an > access key indicator, I would surely miss it. I agree that deprecating U without deprecating B and I is uncalled for. I've seen U legitamately used for underlining book titles in a Works Cited section. I can only assume the reasoning was because *some* UA's underline their hyperlinks. I don't believe how present UA's render some element should affect which elements are deprecated and which are not. -- Russell O'Connor firstname.lastname@example.org <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message" -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"