[wp-hackers] Re: [wp-svn] [2476] trunk/wp-admin/quicktags.js: Quicktag enhancements

Jeff Minard jeff at jrm.cc
Thu Mar 24 06:36:03 GMT 2005

Mark Jaquith wrote:
> lbert Holm wrote:
>> As Robert pointed out in another reply, the buttons says bold and italic,
>> and the output is strong and em. I really wonder why that is.
> Probably for legacy reasons.  "strong" and "em" don't really mean much 
> to someone who hasn't been actively involved in making semantic websites 
> recently.  

Additionally, the shortcuts are Alt-B and Alt-I, not Alt-S and Alt-I. So 
this does sorta make sense. I don't know if I agree that taking this 
approach is a good idea as WP is all about the semantic, new way of 
things - but I can see the justification.


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