We have <strong>, we should have <weak>

Many a true word said in jest :)

Trying to add semantics to <small> is driven by history rather than
good semantics. Small text is a presentational result of
de-emphasising text.

We have:
normal text
emphasised text
strongly emphasised text

Maybe we should have de-em and de-strong to complete the set :)

I also wonder why <small> gets a guernsey in HTML5 but not <big> (the
only reference to big seems to be with regards to error handling -
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#formatting). Big
text is often a way to indicate a lead/intro paragraph. It's not a
heading, it's not em/strong; it's a whole section which is just
slightly more "important" than the rest.


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