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Re: Emphasizing STRIKE

From: Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 00:46:26 +1000
Message-ID: <5f37426b0802080646l6a3504a4u37ec11639f6856ed@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

On Feb 8, 2008 9:50 PM, Lee Kowalkowski <lee.kowalkowski@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 08/02/2008, Philip TAYLOR
> <Philip-and-LeKhanh@royal-tunbridge-wells.org> wrote:
> > No, it means "struck through".
> Struck through means deleted!

lol, I love this conversation :)

The bugzilla example was excellent. I can imagine a few scenarios
where you might want to show some activity is
completed/closed/invalid/inactive -- not "deleted" -- thus del would
be inappropriate, span conveys nothing (could be visually styled but
otherwise inaccessible) but... strike would do nicely.

For example, it could be used in my EPG to show upcoming shows which
match my preferences but will not be recorded (due to conflicts,
reruns, etc.)

+1 for restoring the strike (or s) element ... both should be
supported by browsers (spec already documents this), but one name
should be chosen as canonical and considered "conforming" imo.
Received on Friday, 8 February 2008 14:46:36 UTC

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