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Re: Bold vs Strong

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2018 21:26:30 +0100
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <49277266-a508-2191-5f32-8b70ba4c4fd9@david-woolley.me.uk>
On 07/08/18 20:28, chagnon@pubcom.com wrote:
> The concept of tags to indicate when text is italicized and bolded goes back
> to the mid- to late-1990s, if I recall correctly. 20 years ago.

It's in Tim Berners-Lee's 1993 HTML 1.2 specification, that I referenced 
up thread, so at least 25 years old.  I think it was in HTML 1.0, but I 
couldn't find that quickly.

(Incidentally, to me the HTML 5.2 definitions look like attempts to give 
semantic legitimacy to B and I after the fact.)
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