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Re: [html] Elements within "title"?

From: Yahia C. <cyahia@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 10:57:37 -0000
To: Barry <barry@polisource.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.toibebnbmdy82y@poste0>

Barry <barry@polisource.com> wrote:
> There will be lots of abuse. The majority of web publishers might use  
> emphasis for their title when there's nothing especially important about  
> it. I don't think such emphasis should be rendered by the browser, but  
> if it is, it's not a big deal. A bold title wouldn't bother me.  
> Inability to make proper use of italics and some other things that were  
> mentioned would bother me.

What do you mean by "I don't think such emphasis should be rendered by the
browser" ?
Is the browser supposed to know if a text is really important or not?
In my opinion, there will be lots of abuse if the title of webpages turns
out to be using HTML. Just look at the actual SEO hacks or "optimizations."

The bookmark title's styling is nice as a browser UI feature, but not that
important.
I also read some of you talking only about the desktop platform. What
about mobile devices? How should they handle overstyled title elements?

I'm wondering why some start talking about headers in the <title>? I think
the most important things that lack the <title> tag are sub- and
superscript, and the abbreviation tags. Everything else shouldn't matter.

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Yahia <http://yahia.ma/antiblog/>
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