[thelist] replace <b> with <strong> (why dont use b tag)]

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Wed Jul 31 17:03:01 CDT 2002

Adam Fahy wrote:

> Right, that's why CSS is useful.  Or would you prefer a <red> tag?  I
> don't know what you think you're arguing against.

That's obvious - what I'm arguing against is...

>> Not everything *has* to be about semantic meaning.

..the idea that

> But almost everything *has* meaning, unless we're talking about
> completely random action.

...because it's certainly not true on this planet.

The Director of MARCOM and the VP of Marketing put their pointy
little heads together and decide the middle word of the name of
the new product line will appear bold and red in all instances,
including online.

That certainly doesn't constitute "meaning" in my sense of the word,
though it's not exactly random either :-)

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