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RE: italics

From: Peter Foti (PeterF) <PeterF@SystolicNetworks.com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 17:11:18 -0400
Message-ID: <A10A983C9DFBD4119F0300104B2EA6B7260297@ZIPPY>
To: "'Brock Filer'" <filerba@yahoo.com>, "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

You broke your own convention by using capital letters in your signature.

Peter Foti

>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]On Behalf
>Of Brock Filer
>Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 7:25 PM
>To: www-html@w3.org
>Subject: italics
><p><sentence>congratulations to the <proper><acronym
>seperator="none">html</acronym> working group</proper>
>for abstracting the typographic convention of italic
>text</sentence> <sentence>but they have not gone far
>enough</sentence> <sentence>it is unfortunate that
>computers for so long have had the power to mix case
>and use punctuation</sentence> <sentence>this was a
>priority of course because this form of markup is
>extremely important</sentence> <sentence>but that just
>means that the semantic of this kind of markup should
>be made more explicit</sentence> <sentence>thus
>propose the banning of capital letters and punctuation
>marks</sentence> <sentence><phrase>no doubt this will
>cause some complaints</phrase> but seperation of
>meaning from presentation is the holy
><signature><proper>Brock Filer</proper></signature>
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Received on Wednesday, 21 May 2003 16:58:48 UTC

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