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Re: Current suggestion for subheading isn't accessible

From: Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 23:21:30 +0800
Message-ID: <CABr1Fsf3qOB7htovkRAvP0bSfLm8tjJxmPjW=5y3_OjBvCsE=A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 11:06 PM, Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com> wrote:
>> <small> element is used as inline side note and is for annotating
>> another inline element. It doesn't possess the meaning of subheading.
>
> What is that "meaning," please?

Hi Duff,

I mean the <small> cannot convey semantics of subheading/subtitle.

Sorry for the wording. I'm not a native English speaker, so sometimes
I don't know how to properly express my thoughts.


> Why isn't this concept fundamentally stylistic?
>
> I'm not dead-set against your point, but I'd like to hear the "meaning" of subtitle articulated beyond pointing out that HTML markup (and PDF, for that matter) doesn't accommodate it as-such.
>
> All the best,
>
> Duff Johnson

Sorry, what do you mean?


Sincerely,
Ian Yang
Received on Tuesday, 7 May 2013 15:22:02 UTC

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