[whatwg] The m element
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Sat Feb 10 02:30:52 PST 2007
On Feb 10, 2007, at 11:25 AM, Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 23:30:10 +0100, Anne van Kesteren
> <annevk at opera.com> wrote:
>> I'm not arguing against this. (Heck, I provided the idea for the
>> second example.) I'm just saying it hasn't really been requested
>> before and that I'm wondering whether it's common enough to
>> warrant a new element. Perhaps <u> can be "reused" for this as
>> Henri suggested or perhaps we shouldn't really specify this as an
>> element yet and let the microformat community look into it more
>> closely first.
> I don't like the idea of reusing an existing presentational element
> such as <u>. Otherwise we'd immediately have the web full of
> incorrect uses of the element.
I absolutely second that. Just because of backwards compatibility we
should not reuse the element. I'm an advocate of Anne's suggestion to
let the microformat community look into it more closely first.
> Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
> [ICQ: 115226275] http://feldgendler.livejournal.com
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