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Re: XHTML 2.0 - dfn : Content model and usability (PR#7832)

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 23:04:15 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200603242304.k2ON4Fs03123@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> > is not a loss in usability at all. The dfn element having not direct  
> > benefits for the user. Even better someone could choose to do.

The human usability of DFN was established long before the web was ever
invented.  It was conventional, in typography, to use italics for the 
defining use of word or phrase.  DFN is a more precise way of encoding
the same semantics.
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