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Re: indicating subtitles using small

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 15:30:53 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkXLopvpOEraD-t=dgdBJAWBwQgDF=TAuwW4N_5npzySw@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
OK so there has been continuing discussion on the issue of using <small> in
the comments of post about headings and subtitles[1]

and mallory[3] pointed out that according to bootstrap [2]:

"For de-emphasizing inline or blocks of text, use the small tag."

While I don't see a case for defining the <small> element as explicitly
indicating a subtitle I am partial to the idea of <small> de-emphasizing
text

This is deemed more important than <small>this</small>, by the author.

thoughts?

[1] http://html5doctor.com/howto-subheadings/
[2] http://twitter.github.io/bootstrap/base-css.html
[3] https://twitter.com/stommepoes/status/333196283294658560

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 9 April 2013 07:33, Angie Radtke <a.radtke@derauftritt.de> wrote:

> Am 08.04.2013 23:30, schrieb Åke Järvklo:
>
>  Small elements inside headings seems fine to me. I never considered this a
>> problem until the events leading up to tweets about boycotting Bootstrap
>> over this issue started the other day.
>>
>
> I think nobody wants  to boycott bootstrap.
> It is only a CSS-Framework. If bootstrap-users (devs)  will use small
> inside the headlines it is their descion.
> The only problem is that it is an example  in the bootstrap docs. So
> people with less knowledge will think that this is the right way.
> It is not a big deal for the bootstrap-guys to add a class like "subtitle"
> to the css-files.
> The decision to use small for subtitles comes out of missing alternatives.
>
> I wasn't very lucky that Joomla! has choosen bootstrap, because it has
> more issues. But now I have to deal with it and I hope we can help the guys
> to make it better.
>
>
> Bye Angie
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