[whatwg] sarcasm

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Wed Apr 25 00:56:03 PDT 2007

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 01:35:15 +0200, Brenton Strine <whatwg at gmail.com>  

> So why not use the q element for irony as well, since a quote already
> indicates both quotations and irony.

For the same reason why we don't want <i> used to mark up emphasis,  
foreign words and defined terms (since italics are already used in  
typography for all of this).

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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