[whatwg] Thoughts on the <hi> element (formerly the <m> element).

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 18 08:33:30 PST 2007

Matthew Raymond wrote:
> I've been pondering a use for the <m> element, and I agree that the
> highlighting sematics make the name "hi" a better choice. Also, I think
> it would be most useful in this context:
> | <blockquote>
> |   XForms is a W3C recommendation.
> |   <hi by="Matthew Raymond" title="This comment has no logical basis.">
> |   XForms Tiny is does not conflict with XForms, but WF2 does.</hi>
> | </blockquote>

Whatever the merits of <hi> over <ins>, putting complex notes intended
for human consumption into attributes like "title" that cannot contain
hypermedia references or semantic or linguistic information seems
guaranteed to break.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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