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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 11:04:49 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504131104190.9@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, James Graham wrote:

> Because that happens to be a convenient umbrella for specific 
> constructions in documents that need to be treated in a particular way 
> by UAs. Indeed I would be more than happy if Web Apps "clarified" the 
> situation with <sup> and <sub> so that purely presentational uses like 
> L<sup>A</sup>T<sub>E</sub>X were forbidden as these uses undermine the 
> ability to UAs to provide an appropriate rendering in the case where the 
> presence of "superscripts" or "subscripts" in a sequence of charcters is 
> important information that needs to be passed on to the user.

I shall include that example as something not to do; good idea.

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