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Re: suggestion for tag set <sarcasm> </sarcasm> pair

From: sam <sdomenic@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:43:13 -0700
Message-ID: <54582121.1040901@comcast.net>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "Jukka K. Korpela" <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi>
CC: Pradeep Kumar <pradeep.online00@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>


Fun to watch your interaction, gentlemen. I am in awe.

take care,
Sam

On 11/03/2014 04:52 PM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
>
> On 3 November 2014 12:32, Jukka K. Korpela 
> <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi <mailto:jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi>> wrote:
>
>     Your techniques do not work in Chrome.
>
>
> right, tracked down as a chrome bug. 
> https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=393490
>
>     You can set attributes to HTML elements in JavaScript. Whether
>     such a specific setting is of any help is highly questionable;
>     expressing sarcasm that way is about as enigmatic as it is to
>     express it with leading and trailing Arabic question marks (which
>     is what “؟” really is; the reversed question mark is “⸮”).
>
>
> sure, what you get with a custom element, is that the semantics are 
> added for you.
> FYI I Asked a few friends who are screen reader users. they found the 
> info useful.
> Now using the correct reverse question mark, THANKS!
>
> Besides <sarcasm> is an exercise in suggesting we don't need a native 
> element for everything and if one really wants an element , then it 
> can be done using newer features of the open web platform, if one so 
> desires. Whether it is worthwhile, is in the eyes of the developer, 
> and not constrained by the stated tastes of commentators.
> --
>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>

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