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Re: Bold vs Strong

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2018 16:01:09 +0100
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <dc7a775e-e368-f61c-1b6f-71cc72cbaf3b@splintered.co.uk>
On 07/08/2018 14:24, Duff Johnson wrote:
> There’s an aspect that I’ve not seen covered in the discussion so far on 
> this point.
> 
> There are many use cases (especially in STEM publications) in which 
> italics and bold have specific uses that are announced in the document.
...
> Substituting <strong> for <b> or <i> would just.. blow all this up, and 
> make such documents far harder - in principle -  for AT users to read, no?

And of course, nobody is suggesting that.

P
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