[rfc-i] draft-iab-html-rfc-02, "9.9 <bcp14>"

HANSEN, TONY L tony at att.com
Tue Mar 1 06:34:04 PST 2016

On 3/1/16, 9:19 AM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:

>On 2016-03-01 15:14, HANSEN, TONY L wrote:
>> On 3/1/16, 2:59 AM, "rfc-interest on behalf of Julian Reschke" <rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org on behalf of julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-iab-html-rfc-02.html#rfc.section.9.9>:
>>> "This element marks up words like MUST and SHOULD with an HTML <span>
>>> element with the CSS class "bcp14"."
>>> I believe a better choice would be to map to <em>, because this is a
>>> case of adding emphasis (but still with a specific CSS class).
>> That assumes that adding emphasis is the right thing to do. It might not be.
>> -1
>When you say "adding emphasis", do you refer to the markup (<span> vs 
><em>), or to the display (which I do not propose to change at all)?

I was referring to the markup, using <span class=bcp14> vs your proposed change to just use <em>.


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