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[Bug 14524] Why is <big> element removed, but not the <small> element? I think big and small are companions, they are a couple, they're married. Either they should both stay, or they should both go! It is unfair that one has to stay, but the other has to go. I think

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Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 20:13:40 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14524

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX
            Summary|Why is <big> element        |Why is <big> element
                   |removed, but not the        |removed, but not the
                   |<small> element? I think    |<small> element? I think
                   |big and small are           |big and small are
                   |companions, they are a      |companions, they are a
                   |couple, they're married.    |couple, they're married.
                   |Either they should both     |Either they should both
                   |stay, or they should both   |stay, or they should both
                   |go! It is unfair that one   |go! It is unfair that one
                   |has to stay                 |has to stay, but the other
                   |                            |has to go. I think
            Summary|but the other has to go. I  |
                   |think                       |

--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-10-20 20:13:40 UTC ---
EDITOR'S RESPONSE: This is an Editor's Response to your comment. If you are
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: <small> is defined as meaning "small print". There is no equivalent
"big print".

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