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Re: Agenda Conf call 2011-sep-28

From: Eric Muller <emuller@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 11:46:42 -0700
Message-ID: <4E836B92.6030106@adobe.com>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
On 9/27/2011 11:29 PM, John Daggett wrote:
> Lots of general purpose software uses<em>  elements for UI (e.g. in
> subject headers of forum postings).

In other words, <em> is used ambiguously to denote emphasis (where 
emphasis marks are a good way to render the emphasis) and styling in 
italic/oblique (as in those headers, and also commonly in section titles 
in books, where emphasis marks would not be acceptable).

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