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Re: Physical markup concept snag

From: Michael Hamm <msh210@is7.nyu.edu>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 14:12:33 -0500 (EST)
To: www-html@w3.org
cc: nir@nirdagan.com
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.4.21.0001211408390.22203-100000@is7.nyu.edu>
Yesterday, Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com> wrote, in part:
> A common myth is that <strong> is better than <b> since it gives the
> user (or browser) the option to control the style better. This is wrong
> since <b> and <strong> all have the same syntax properties in HTML and
> admit the same style rules.

Formally, they admit the same style rules. Morally (if you will), it
doesn't make sense to use body,b{font-weight:normal}.

Michael Hamm
BA, Math, Sept. '00
Received on Friday, 21 January 2000 14:12:36 UTC

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