[whatwg] The m element

Jorgen Horstink mail at jorgenhorstink.nl
Sat Feb 10 03:48:48 PST 2007

On Feb 10, 2007, at 12:46 PM, Jens Brueckmann wrote:

>> To my mind a flag denotes a single point somewhere in the document
>> and does not denote a range. So I associate it with the real-world
>> analogy of a flag placed somewhere in the document. So I am not an
>> advocate of <flag>
> I see what you mean.
> I am in the process of trying to grasp what highlighting acually is.
> For me it is something different from plain emphasis, although it does
> sort of emphasise a passage of text. So what do you think about
> something along the line of ATTN, meaning "attention"?

My problem is; strong and em do draw attention as well don't they? I  
mean normally they do by some sort of mechanism (visual or aural).  
Secondly, attention which is caused by a visual, aural or shortcut  
clue sounds like presentational markup to me.

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> Jens Brueckmann
> http://www.yalf.de

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