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Old 01-25-2013, 12:26 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Toxaris View Post
Actually, I don't really agree. Currently <em> displays as italic and <strong> displays as bold, but that might change later. It is semantic but says nothing about layout and is not consistent. It is semantic but says nothing about layout...
They don't have to say nothing about layout, they just represent emphasis, thus, they can have any appearance. That's the idea, isn't it? Separate structure from visual interpretation.

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...and is not consistent.
Well, using a <span> is not consistent either. These tags at least utilize fewer characters than <span class="italic|bold">, and can work even without a CSS.
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