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Re: Versioning re-visited (was : mixed signals on "Writing HTML documents", tutorial, etc.)

From: Craig Francis <craig@synergycms.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 20:14:11 +0100
Message-Id: <C69C2748-F7D8-4F74-B891-81B9ED27339F@synergycms.com>
Cc: "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Philip & Le Khanh" <Philip-and-LeKhanh@royal-tunbridge-wells.org>, www-archive@w3.org, "HTML Working Group" <public-html@w3.org>
To: Dimitri Glazkov <dimitri.glazkov@gmail.com>

On 23 Jun 2007, at 18:56, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:

> I think the whole point of the design idea, proposed by Ian, et al. is
> to develop a forward _and_ backward compatible language, where the
> documents, written in HTML5 are also HTML6 documents.. unless I am
> misunderstanding something.
>
> By inference, this means that subtraction or replacement of language
> features in a previous version are not allowed in the next version.
> Ian, Anne, is this correct?
>


If that is the case, then why are they making subtractions and  
replacement of language features in this revision?

After HTML5, I am sure there will be improvements that can be made  
for HTML6... and those improvements may well include the removal of  
elements/attributes.

Craig
Received on Saturday, 23 June 2007 19:36:44 UTC

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