Re: Where are Fonts and Phrases allowed?

Dave Raggett <>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 94 09:04:40 EDT
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Subject: Re: Where are Fonts and Phrases allowed?
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Terry Allen writes (10 Jun 94)

> I'd say, define emphasis in such a way that nesting has no effect,
> then if implementations were to render it differently it would
> clearly be a mistake.  Or better yet, just disallow it in the 
> DTD, if that's appropriate at this level.  HTML3.0 may go a
> different way (Dave? is there nested emphasis in your latest
> version?), but it we encourage divergent usage we'll be
> creating trouble down the line, if only with engrained habits.

Yes, I was planning of supporting nested emphasis, but not requiring
browsers to differentiate it. My experimental browser does indeed
differentiate nested emphasis, e.g. bold+italic.
Best wishes,

Dave Raggett

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