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Re: Cleaning House

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 10:39:29 +0100
Message-ID: <463DA251.2050303@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Murray Maloney wrote:

> hell. The plain
> truth is that <b> and <i> are simply specializations of the emphasis 
> <em> class.

Didn't you mean <b> and <small>?  The normal typography rules for what 
some are saying is becoming the most common language on the web are that 
you use physically smaller text for emphasis.  (There may be a similar 
consideration for strong, i.e. <b>, but I haven't seen any examples in 
printed Chinese.)

Another interesting question might be what convention is used in Chinese 
for what English speakers call "small print".
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