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Re: Cleaning House

From: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 16:10:03 +0200
Message-ID: <e2c275120705040710l613451ecm312eaea06d78fcd3@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On 5/3/07, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:
> Could you cite some *specific* use cases for which authors would
> typically use <b> and/or <i> due to typographical conventions, that
> would actually benefit in some way from the addition of a specific
> semantic element?  In other words, answer these questions:
> * What's the semantics you're trying to represent?
> * Whats the use case for the semantics? (Why would authors use it?)
> * What problems would a new feature solve?
> * Why are <b> and/or <i> unsuitable for the use case/problem?
> * What benefit is there for users?
> * What benefit is there for authors?
> * What benefit is there for implementers?

In french typo, the titles (of book, articles, etc.) should be
rendered in italic. And when spoke, it has to be differencied from the
normal speak flow.

It could be rendered through a <q>, but a <term>[1] would be more
semantic (or a <title>, but it's too precise).

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Apr/0179.html

Olivier G.
Received on Friday, 4 May 2007 14:10:07 UTC

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