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Re: Is HTML a final form medium like PDF?

From: Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer <sebastian@dreamlab.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 01:08:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4601C8ED.30604@dreamlab.net>
To: "Denis Boudreau (WebConforme)" <dboudreau@webconforme.com>
CC: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org


>> p.s. if HTML is condemned to be a final form medium, it isn't the end 
>> of the world as there are standards based XML formats that work just 
>> fine and lots of experience at hand in automatically adapting the 
>> content to particular devices. But do we want to give up on HTML that 
>> easily!
> 
> Interesting perspective... my reaction to this would be to say that 
> while it sounds inviting to preserve the "purity" of HTML and ensure 
> that less and less bad HTML is generated, I find it would come at a 
> really high price...
> 
> HTML should remain the language of the people! At least, we should fight 
> to preserve it so, for as long as we can before having to let it go. :)

Really? I thought really good things are both 
simple AND good :-)

- Sebastian
Received on Thursday, 22 March 2007 00:08:20 GMT

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