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Re: Font Style Elements

From: Simon Jessey <simon@jessey.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 19:00:13 -0500
Message-ID: <003a01c2debc$5e74b540$6401a8c0@Simon2S0JP11>
To: <www-html@w3.org>

Thank you for that abbreviated response.

If that is the case, perhaps we should have <shout>, <scream>, <whisper>,
<moan> and similar elements, eh? They all indicate a strength of emphasis,
do they not? I still think that we are talking about how emphasis should be
presented, which seems to fall within the auspices of CSS. Do you think <em
strength="shout"></em> is better than <em style="strength: shout"></em>

Simon Jessey

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----- Original Message -----
From: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 6:29 PM
Subject: Re: Font Style Elements

> > I would think that the 'strength' of emphasized text would best be
> Strength of emphasis is part of the semantics and belongs in HTML, not
> CSS.
Received on Thursday, 27 February 2003 19:00:40 UTC

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