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Re: sub/sup (was Re: samp, kbd, var)

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 18:21:27 +0100
Message-ID: <44EC8E97.2080207@splintered.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

magick wrote:

> <sup> is easier to remember than U+00B2.
> Making it faster and easier to write, for example, E=MC<sup>2</sup>

"Faster and easier to write" isn't, however, a reasonable criterion to 
evaluate whether or not the element as it is has any semantic value.

Patrick H. Lauke
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