You know, there's some very unfortunate human psychology happening
here. When HTML was designed, why did they have to make <b> and
<i> so much SHORTER than <em> and <strong> ? Everyone shrinks away
a little from typing six times as much everywhere they want emphasis...
And so people take the easiest way out. (I declare myself guilty
on some occasions as well.) But i do hope that these kinds of issues
will no longer be ignored. Sure, we want a good content-based standard,
but it doesn't hurt to have one that people tend to use because it has
more apparent convenience.
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