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Re: Using Netscape Composer to produce clean code

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 15:41:14 -0500
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To: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 15:24 11/16/98 -0500, Bruce Bailey wrote:

>Composer still coverts <EM> and <STRONG> to the the _vastly inferior_
><I> and <B>.  Possibly more objectionably, it also coverts <CITE> (and
>who knows what else) to <I> as well.  Composer is still fond of
>superfluous &nbsp; but not so much as to cause Bobby errors.  Composer
>favors <BR> over <P> when you are writing in the editor, but it no
>longer automatically replaces all <P> with <BR> when you edit a
>preexisting html source.

That it shouldn't mess with the tags in one thing (which is why I don't use
it) - but could you please explain why <I> and <B> are vastly inferior to
<EM> and <STRONG>?


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Monday, 16 November 1998 15:41:26 UTC

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