[whatwg] The m element

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Feb 8 01:42:33 PST 2007

On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:46:09 +0100, Charles McCathieNevile  
<chaals at opera.com> wrote:
>>> Strong provides a strong emphasis, no?
>> Strong denotes importance (see the spec). This is a change from HTML4,
>> but HTML4 didn't really define the difference between emphasis and
>> strong emphasis anyway.
> One is stronger than the other. Given that HTML5 allows nesting of  
> emphasis, there is not much point in having the strong element as well,  
> is there?

"importance" is difference from "emphasis".

I think I agree that <m> should be dropped. I believe such an element has  
never been requested before on www-html or equivalent fora.

Anne van Kesteren

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