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Re: Proposed amends to <small> element

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 12:26:14 +0000
Message-ID: <4971CE66.8020607@splintered.co.uk>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Bruce Lawson wrote:

> I suggest that <small> be allowed to surround block level elements, 
> because  a list of caveats, or two paragraphs, may legitimately be 
> legalese and worthy of the <small> tag.
> I think that a spec should avoid arbitarary distinctions such as element 
> x is intended only for "short" content; who defines "short"?

Unless we want to define a <blocksmall> *ducks*

Patrick H. Lauke
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