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Chinese language and emphasis

From: Swan, Henny <Henny.Swan@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 13:20:42 -0000
Message-ID: <7DCC97516CAEE343BD17A00F900754E10E2C2F87@jstmsx01.ads.rnib.org.uk>
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Cc: <ishida@w3.org>
Hi All,
I'm wondering if anyone could answer a couple of questions for me. As I
understand it Japanese doesn't use italics as a form of emphasis, so
using <i> tags around ideographic text is a big no no. Can anyone
clarify if other languages, specifically Chinese, fall into this
category? If Chinese does how is emphasis indicated visually on a web
page, would it be with a dot above the character?
Many thanks, Henny


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