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Re: Emphasizing STRIKE

From: gonchuki <gonchuki@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 20:15:22 -0200
Message-ID: <8320a9390802071415w3d8eae8ctfcebeae72c7058ad@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Leif Halvard Silli" <lhs@malform.no>
Cc: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

On Feb 7, 2008 6:20 PM, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no> wrote:
> Text inside DEL is still usefull. Otherwise you would just zip it.
that's the point, you remove the text as you please. Text staying
inside the <del> element is to stay there until you decide. I guess
you got confused with the literal and figurative meaning of "deleted"
between my words.

> In a blog, if you have a policy to not edit the text after you published
> it, you can add STRIKE around things that you don't stand by anymore. If
> you use DEL instead, then you hint that this document is temporarily -
> you will soon publish a new version.

adding <strike> is actually editing the document, it doesn't make it
more valid to use one tag or another to work-around your own policy.

> STRIKE marks up invalid content in a given _document_.

question is, why does it stay if it's invalid.

> > don't know about the exact Bugzilla implementation, but wording tells
> > you that a bug is solved when one writes "bug #799 resolved on
> > changeset [1350]", you don't need any extra visual clue to know what
> > it means, it's self-explanatory text and an unsighted user also gets
> >
> The best is to see for yourselves, in context, how this is used and useful:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2875

the <strike> element won't give more information than the title of the
<a> element that for example is "VERIFIED DUPLICATE". <strike> doesn't
imply it's a duplicate, or invalid, or solved, the title attribute
does. I insist that the use case is flawed.

Gonzalo Rubio
Received on Thursday, 7 February 2008 22:15:35 UTC

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