Re: New Highlighting.html [Was: whither <u>...</u>? ]

"Daniel W. Connolly" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 94 09:44:21 EDT
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From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <>
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Subject: Re: New Highlighting.html [Was: whither <u>...</u>? ] 
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In message <199406160027.AAA13052@hnear>, Jay Glicksman writes:
>S and STRIKE are too similar and will be confusing. Someone can try to
>convince me that we need 2 separate renderings, but I would vote to
>have just one of these two. 
>I'll vote for STRIKE since the name is more meaningful and the legal
>community has a demonstrated need for strike out text.

Note that S and STRIKE are both under "Proposed Elements." They're not
in the standard version of the DTD (any more).

It's not really my place to take either one out entirely. The fact is
that they have each been proposed -- one in the Mosaic implementation,
and one by Dave Raggett in the HTML+ stuff.

I suppose it's reasonable to say that S is not really in use in the
context of HTML -- only in the context of HTML+ which is a separate
beast; whereas STRIKE is implemented by one popular browser, and so
it's probably in some documents out there (I haven't come across any
-- if anybody finds any, please send them to me.)

I'm willing to take S out entirely, but I'd like to hear from Dave
Raggett first.