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Re: indicating subtitles using small

From: Angie Radtke <a.radtke@derauftritt.de>
Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:53:08 +0200
Message-ID: <51628574.3020606@derauftritt.de>
To: public-html@w3.org
Hi togehter,

Subtitles are an important journalistic style medium.
To find a working solution for them can be very helpful.
I think the small element is not the correct markup and should be used 
for the small printed stuff, because the relation to its parent is not 
  My first idea was to change the  the interpretation of <sub>, because 
it isn't used very often and it is a speaking word.
It makes clear that there is something underneath.
  But I think this idea is to far away from its original meaning 
(Math),  people can be confused and  a new element for its original 
function is needed.

On the otherhand screenreader will say "subscripted" subheadcontent. It 
is maybe not so far from what we want.

I think we have not much options to solve this problem at the moment.
Using the small-element is a workaround  not more.

Bootstrap itself is used by joomla, so using will increase over the next 
years. I hope will have influence here to make it better as it is for 
the moment.

Bye Angie
Received on Monday, 8 April 2013 09:37:38 UTC

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