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From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 14:14:38 +0100
Message-ID: <47FE12BE.1080403@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Ambrose Li <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org

Apropos of an earlier discussion, here is an
interesting (and perhaps classic) example of
an unordered list (as perceived by its author)
being cited as an ordered list by a commentator :

Ambrose Li wrote:

> On 10/04/2008, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

>>  L. David Baron wrote:

>>> I'm not quite sure what you mean by "in a technical way".  But I can
>>> . . .
>>>  * the font might be in a highly unusual style that you wouldn't
>>> . . .
>>>  * the font might use an encoding hack where it encodes glyphs that
>>> . . .
>>>  * the font might be a malicious font designed to make the text in
>>> . . .

>>  Add to that
>>
>>   * the font might be subsetted for that particular page/website, leaving
>>   . . .

> I think points 1 and 4 are valid uses.
> 
> But I think points 2 and 3 are abuses . . .
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2008 13:18:04 GMT

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