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Re: Emphasizing STRIKE

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 12:08:40 +0000
Message-ID: <47AC4648.3070002@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Lee Kowalkowski <lee.kowalkowski@googlemail.com>
CC: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

If I cannot convince you that <strike>
is purely presentational (and therefore
semantic-free), just as are <b>, <u>, <i>
and so on), whilst <strike> (cf. <strong>,
<heading>, <em>) are purely semantic and
carry no presentational overtones, then
I am afraid we will have to differ.

Lee Kowalkowski wrote:
> On 08/02/2008, Philip TAYLOR
> <Philip-and-LeKhanh@royal-tunbridge-wells.org> wrote:
>> No, it means "struck through".
> Struck through means deleted!  Seriouly, if theres another meaning,
> one shouldn't use the strike element.  If in another world, text with
> a line through it meant it was a heading, one should use a heading
> element and style accordingly.  We are making too many allowances for
> presentational use cases.
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