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Re: Proposed Design Principles

From: John Joseph Bachir <jjb@ibiblio.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 01:55:16 -0400 (EDT)
To: public-html@w3.org
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On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ProposedDesignPrinciples
>
> I'd appreciate feedback on these. Are any important principles missing? 
> Are any of these wrong? Do they need refinement?

How about "optional extensibility is more important than new features".

Instead of introducing new features, introduce a system by which users may 
add their own features.

Yes, I dream of syntactic macros in HTML.

But my fantasies aside, I think some note about the value of extensibility 
should be included.

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