On 12 May 2010 14:24, Conrad Irwin <conrad.irwin(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 05/12/2010 01:11 PM, Svip wrote:
On 12 May 2010 13:57, Platonides
You could use <span style="font-weight:
bold">, but what's the point of
Because it would be correct HTML.
It's foul HTML... The whole point is that you say what you mean, not
what it should look like.
How is bold and italic things you say? Maybe my own language isn't
Using <b> and <i> where what you really
want is to make it bold and
italic isn't deprecated.
Incorrect, they are deprecated exactly for that reason, because the
HTML should in no way imply the style and appearance of the content.
Let CSS take care of that. Of course, you could do <span class="i">
and <span class="b"> instead, to make it neater. And it would follow
the standard too.
It isn't deprecated.
Okay, correct, but it is 'discouraged'. They even removed them in
XHTML 2.0, not that anyone uses that. Though, I don't think it is
going out of HTML5.