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Re: A Concrete Example for the HTML Versioning Debate

From: Henrik Dvergsdal <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 11:29:13 +0200
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To: public-html@w3.org


On 18. apr. 2007, at 07.15, Ian Hickson wrote:

>> And even if you can be reasonably confident - what is the harm in
>> introducing a "5" into the DOCTYPE somewhere?
>
> It encourages people to think of HTML as a versioned specification,  
> and
> encourages and gives the appearance of condoning exactly what  
> Microsoft is
> intending to do.
>
> It increases the size of the boilerplate, when we should be  
> limiting it
> to the bare minimum.

Do you think that a versioning scheme is compatible with the current  
HTML5 proposal?

--
Henrik
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2007 09:29:41 UTC

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