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Re: is it necessary to disambiguate (using markup) inline notes,citations and original markup? [was] use of <mark> to denote notes in quoted text

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:59:57 +0300
Message-ID: <522EC36D.3090008@kolumbus.fi>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
2013-09-10 9:53, Steve Fenton wrote:
> I strongly disagree with the idea that the markup, typesetting, typeface or paper colour must be preserved when quoting text.

That's a strawman argument: the issue is whether markup is to be 
preserved, not paper color.

>   That is definitely not what is intended by the distortion clause, which protects against edits that affect the meaning or against false context.
Changing <b> to <strong> or vice versa affects, or may affect, the meaning.

Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
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