[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 Feedback
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Apr 13 04:04:49 PDT 2005
On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, James Graham wrote:
> Because that happens to be a convenient umbrella for specific
> constructions in documents that need to be treated in a particular way
> by UAs. Indeed I would be more than happy if Web Apps "clarified" the
> situation with <sup> and <sub> so that purely presentational uses like
> L<sup>A</sup>T<sub>E</sub>X were forbidden as these uses undermine the
> ability to UAs to provide an appropriate rendering in the case where the
> presence of "superscripts" or "subscripts" in a sequence of charcters is
> important information that needs to be passed on to the user.
I shall include that example as something not to do; good idea.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
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