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Mandatory Obnoxious Comment on Semantic Markup
Authored by: cbiagini on Aug 30, '06 08:24:46AM

In a tool that generates HTML automatically, using <b> is actually preferable to <strong>. Boldface is used in all kinds of situations, not just when you want to strongly emphasize text, and the tool can’t guess what you mean. It’s better to use a nonsemantic tag, rather than use a semantic tag improperly. See MPT’s “When semantic markup goes bad”.

I’m sorry. I just couldn’t resist :)



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Mandatory Obnoxious Comment on Semantic Markup
Authored by: brycesutherland on Aug 30, '06 08:48:40AM

If you weren't going to be obnoxious, I was about to. Still, great hint -- very informative and thorough!



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