Are the semantic inline elements really useful? (Re: [whatwg] What exactly is contentEditable for?)

Jasper Bryant-Greene jasper at
Wed Aug 31 00:44:52 PDT 2005

Aankhen wrote:
> On 8/31/05, Jasper Bryant-Greene <jasper at> wrote:
>>>Aside: Now that I looked at the source of the literature list, I noticed
>>>that some titles of works were marked up as <em>. my hypothesis is that
>>>after an upgrade Dreamweaver has started using <em> when pressing
>>>command-i. Sigh. See
> ...which says: "Of course, using <em> indiscriminately wherever you
> would have used <i> is not semantic at all".

Did you actually read the article that my article refers to?

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