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607912178[Authors] clarify element definitions2011-05-05 07:15
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   <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,
@@ -22277,10 +22276,11 @@
   </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

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