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Re: [RESEND] suggestion: modify <small> definition

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 14:52:34 +0100
Message-ID: <519B7C22.8080903@splintered.co.uk>
To: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On 21/05/2013 14:26, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> fair enough, so how about the following
> "The small element represents de-emphasised content"

That actually works for me, though I fear it will be the start of a 
lengthy meta-discussion (which, well, I already engaged in in my last 
two messages).

> On the topic of users who don't get the effect of smaller text:
> To my knowledge <small> is the same as <span> for screen reader users,
> so in a sense they are advantaged as the visual de-emphasis is not apparent

Sounds discriminatory to me ;)

Patrick H. Lauke
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