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Re: Introduce <term> element

From: Robert Brodrecht <w3c@robertdot.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 17:08:50 -0500 (CDT)
Message-ID: <53560.>
To: <nene@triin.net>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>

Rene Saarsoo wrote:
> <term> looks nice and seems to fill many uses of <i> and <b>, although
> using it to mark up text in foreign languages might not always be
> appropriate.

I also find myself using <q> to delineate "so-called" type strings (e.g.
He was the <q>first</q> to come up with <em>that</em> idea, too.) and
other bits of sarcasm where my brain normally throws air quotes (which are
different than speaking something with emphasis).  <term> might be able to
fill this gap, as well, if there are attributes to extend it.

Robert <http://robertdot.org>
Received on Wednesday, 4 April 2007 21:52:00 UTC

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