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Re: Predefined Class Names Solution

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 23:45:58 +1000
Message-ID: <463F2D96.6030606@lachy.id.au>
To: Philip & Le Khanh <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Philip & Le Khanh wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> The disadvantage is that it doesn't directly pave the cowpath made 
>> by existing content, such as the wide use of class=copyright.
> 
> This last part I do not understand (all that precedes seems fine to 
> me), perhaps because "paving a cowpath" is not an idiom with which I 
> am familiar.

http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ProposedDesignPrinciples

| When a practice is already widespread among authors, consider
| adopting it rather than forbidding it or inventing something new.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Monday, 7 May 2007 13:46:28 UTC

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