[rfc-i] New Version Notification for draft-hoffman-xml2rfc-17.txt

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 13:21:46 PDT 2015


On 18/04/2015 06:56, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> I've been working on a bunch of changes with the format design team, and thought this was a good time to bring them to everyone. Major changes since the last version are:
> 
> - Got rid of <b> and <i>, since they were the same as <strong> and <em> which are preferred in HTML

Of course, there was a good reason that Tim and Robert included <b> and <i> (and <br> for
that matter) in HTML originally: to stop the yelling in their ears because bold, italics
(and blank lines) required too much typing and were difficult to remember.

Users really can be a nuisance sometimes.

   Brian


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