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[whatwg] sarcasm

From: Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 17:36:38 -0700
Message-ID: <84ce626f0704241736j588114f8u3ea953190f095363@mail.gmail.com>
Hello,

On 4/24/07, Elliotte Harold <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
>
> Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
>
> > In Western typography, there is already a tradition to mark up irony
> > with quotation marks:
> >
> > Yeah, George W. Bush has been such a "great" president.
>
> There's an even stronger tradition to mark quotes with quotation marks,
> and yet we have the q element.
>

It would be interesting if such a new <sarcasm> element would provide a
method of specifying the real meaning.

For example...

    <p>
        That's <sarcasm meaning="the smallest thing I've ever
seen">huge</sarcasm>!
    </p>


See ya

-- 
    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

    charles @ reptile.ca
    supercanadian @ gmail.com

    developer weblog: http://ChangeLog.ca/
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