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Re: Cleaning House

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 15:32:39 +0200
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bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com (Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis) wrote:

>Even HTML 2.0 says that <i> may be have other representations when italic
>is not available.

It appears reasonable to assume this qualification was intended 
to account for text based terminals with limited formatting 
options; to, e.g., allow reverse video as an alternative to italics.

   These are the same customers you are referring to whom 
Microsoft thought
   would need MS Bob and the Talking Paperclip?   One thing is 
to give them
   enough rope to hang themselves,  but a boobytrapped 
thermonuclear weapon
   running on a rand(time) countdown… Is that really wise?   - 
Me to MS rep.
Received on Sunday, 6 May 2007 13:32:53 UTC

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