W3C has adopted XHTML Basic as the coding standard for future mobile devices.
In doing so, it has turned its back on WML and its previous (early 1998) standard, CML. However, features from each have been retained and rolled into Basic XHTML.
<b>, bi-directional and other presentational text extensions. Presumably, semantic structures such as
<strong>will be interpreted by User Agents in an appropriate manner.