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Re: legacy of incompetence? [was: a compromise to the versioning debate]

From: Alexander Graf <a.graf@aetherworld.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 00:52:18 +0200
Message-Id: <7BD2D338-7018-4252-9CE3-2F6110FFE35F@aetherworld.org>
Cc: "Dailey, David P." <david.dailey@sru.edu>, public-html@w3.org
To: "Preston L. Bannister" <preston@bannister.us>
> After writing the above, I would like to suggest another principle:
> The HTML-next specification should be as short as possible.
>
> Strictly speaking, "Don't Break the Web" is a non-issue.  Existing  
> web pages will be interpreted just as they are today.  The HTML- 
> next specification only applies when the HTML-next version  
> specifier is seen by the browser.  (Just like XHTML did so [cough]  
> successfully.)

+1

I couldn't agree more. I don't really see any possible and at the  
same time sensible alternative.




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