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Re: kelvSYC's Thoughts on the new XHTML Draft

From: John Lewis <lewi0371@mrs.umn.edu>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 09:48:13 -0500
Message-ID: <1712025823.20030509094813@cda.mrs.umn.edu>
To: www-html@w3.org

fantasai wrote on Friday, May 9, 2003 at 4:56:08 AM:

> kelvSYC wrote:

>> strong Element:
>> It's semantically identical to the em element. Remove it.

> It's not identical. The emphasis is stronger in <strong>.

Nested em elements can accomplish the same thing where needed (with
only one added character in length), rendering the strong element
basically useless. Style sheets can be used to suggest presentation as
needed. For example:

    em em{font-weight:bold;font-style:normal}

Or anything else you'd like.

John Lewis
Received on Friday, 9 May 2003 10:56:28 UTC

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