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607912178[Authors] clarify element definitions2011-05-05 07:15
@@ -22207,24 +22207,23 @@ For example, the 10th point has coordinate
    <dt>Content model:</dt>
    <dd><span>Phrasing content</span>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><span>Global attributes</span></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>Uses <code>HTMLElement</code>.</dd>
   </dl>
 
   <p>The <code>i</code> element <span>represents</span> a span of text
   in an alternate voice or mood, or otherwise offset from the normal
-  prose, such as a taxonomic designation, a technical term, an
-  idiomatic phrase from another language, a thought, a ship name in
-  Western texts, or some other prose whose typical typographic
-  presentation is italicized.</p>
+  prose in a manner indicating a different quality of text, such as a
+  taxonomic designation, a technical term, an idiomatic phrase from
+  another language, a thought, or a ship name in Western texts.</p>
 
   <p>Terms in languages different from the main text should be
   annotated with <code title="attr-lang">lang</code> attributes (or,
   in XML, <span title="attr-xml-lang"><code title="">lang</code>
   attributes in the <span>XML namespace</span></span>).</p>
 
   <div class="example">
    <p>The examples below show uses of the <code>i</code> element:</p>
    <pre>&lt;p>The &lt;i class="taxonomy">Felis silvestris catus&lt;/i> is cute.&lt;/p>
 &lt;p>The term &lt;i>prose content&lt;/i> is defined above.&lt;/p>
@@ -22270,24 +22269,25 @@ her&mdash;&lt;/i>&lt;/p>
    <dd>Where <span>phrasing content</span> is expected.</dd>
    <dt>Content model:</dt>
    <dd><span>Phrasing content</span>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><span>Global attributes</span></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>Uses <code>HTMLElement</code>.</dd>
   </dl>
 
   <p>The <code>b</code> element <span>represents</span> a span of text
-  to be stylistically offset from the normal prose without conveying
-  any extra importance, such as key words in a document abstract,
-  product names in a review, or other spans of text whose typical
-  typographic presentation is boldened.</p>
+  to which attention is being drawn for utilitarian purposes without
+  conveying any extra importance and with no implication of an
+  alternate voice or mood, such as key words in a document abstract,
+  product names in a review, actionable words in interactive
+  text-driven software, or an article lede.</p>
 
   <div class="example">
    <p>The following example shows a use of the <code>b</code> element
    to highlight key words without marking them up as important:</p>
    <pre>&lt;p>The &lt;b>frobonitor&lt;/b> and &lt;b>barbinator&lt;/b> components are fried.&lt;/p></pre>
   </div>
 
   <div class="example">
    <p>In the following example, objects in a text adventure are
    highlighted as being special by use of the <code>b</code>

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