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[whatwg] The m element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 10:42:33 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tnfbw7s064w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>
On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:46:09 +0100, Charles McCathieNevile  
<chaals at opera.com> wrote:
>>> Strong provides a strong emphasis, no?
>> Strong denotes importance (see the spec). This is a change from HTML4,
>> but HTML4 didn't really define the difference between emphasis and
>> strong emphasis anyway.
> One is stronger than the other. Given that HTML5 allows nesting of  
> emphasis, there is not much point in having the strong element as well,  
> is there?

"importance" is difference from "emphasis".

I think I agree that <m> should be dropped. I believe such an element has  
never been requested before on www-html or equivalent fora.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 8 February 2007 01:42:33 UTC

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