asterisks as bold or italic? (another push)

John Gruber gruber at
Tue Mar 30 18:53:58 EST 2004

Lou Quillio <public at> wrote on 03/30/04 at 6:42p:

> > I can see caps>>emphasis in print>>SHOUTING, if that's what you have 
> > in mind -- it's a natural progression -- but underscore?
> Hyperlink.

I agree with this. Underscoring denotes linking in my mind, these
days. Anyone who still uses underscoring for emphasis (I'm not
talking about `_` characters in plain text, but `<u>` tags in HTML)
is making a mistake in my book.


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