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Re: Proposed Design Principles updated

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 09:31:44 -0700
Message-ID: <17938.33136.577055.607488@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: murray@muzmo.com
Cc: public-html@w3.org


Murray Maloney writes:
 > >
 > >* Good practice: Separation of content, presentation, interaction
 > >A specification SHOULD allow authors to separate content from both
 > >presentation and interaction concerns.
 > >
 > >(Covered by Mostly Semantic Markup, currently disputed.)
 > This design principle is one that I can live with, whereas "Mostly Semantic 
 > Markup"
 > is not one that I can live with.
 > I can support a design principle that calls for separation. This is the 
 > same principle
 > that has been at play since the earliest days of markup -- GML, SGML, XML.
 > This is one of the key design principles that led to the creation of markup.
 > However, the phrase "Mostly Semantic Markup" is overloaded. After all, <b>
 > has semantics and it facilitates for the separation of content and 
 > presentation.
 > But I suspect that the proponents of "Mostly Semantic Markup" aren't saying
 > that they want more <b>-like elements in HTML.
 > How about we all agree to the Good practice that is codified in WEBARCH
 > and forget about "Mostly Semantic Markup"?
 > Regards,
 > Murray

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