[Standards] IMML

Matthias Wimmer m at tthias.eu
Tue Aug 7 07:56:53 UTC 2007

Robin Redeker schrieb:
> There is one big difference between XHTML-IM and IMML, which are simply
> a matter of semantic. XHTML-IM says how to exactly display a text,
> what color, what size, what padding, where to place an image, or
> whatever. IMML just says "display this with emphasis", "and this is an
> URL, display it approriate".
> Clients can then choose how to put emphasis on some text (eg. by
> rendering it bold). XHTML-IM doesn't leave such a choice, either the
> client can render something bold or he has no way to display a bold
> element.

XHTML-IM has the <em/> element for stating that something should get 
emphasised, hasn't it?


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