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Re: 'email' element type

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 07:03:13 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200304090603.h3963Dh02254@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> An element that could mark up filenames would be helpful. They're usually marked
> up in one way or another for styling (in italics, monospace, etc.).

It seems to me that what is really needed is a generic element for
marking up unstressed text that is conventionally set in italic type.
I have argued that cite serves that purpose, but a lot of people seem
unprepared to generalise that element in that way.
Received on Wednesday, 9 April 2003 02:10:43 UTC

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