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Re: Structure vs Semantics

From: Chris Moschini <cmoschini@myrealbox.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2003 17:13:41 -0500
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <1071008021.5fc892c0cmoschini@myrealbox.com>

Why does EM have to be inline and contain inline-only? What's wrong with it containing a DIV, even if it's empty?

With styles added, this could be perfectly relevant - the emphasized division receives some interesting
background image or :content, whatever. It could certainly be something that is pizzazz-only and not useful to
clients without styling.

So why make the distinction in HTML?

-Chris "SoopahMan" Moschini
http://hiveminds.info/
http://soopahman.com/
Received on Tuesday, 9 December 2003 17:17:03 GMT

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