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Re: Proposal: Chained Classnames

From: Jack Sleight <jack.sleight@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 12:32:24 +0100
Message-ID: <464C3D48.5090705@gmail.com>
To: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
CC: Charles Ying <charles.ying@gmail.com>, Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>, HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>

> and/or the author may have trusted our promise that class names are 
> not supposed to mean anything
Ah yes, well that is exactly why I have concerns about the inclusion of 
pre-defined class names at all.

Gervase Markham wrote:
> Jack Sleight wrote:
>> Ending underscores are fine, but do we really need a prefix or suffix 
>> at all? I may have missed some of the conversation on this, 
>
> Just a little bit :-)
>
>> but what's wrong with just "copyright"?
>
> In summary: some people think that this is a bad idea because this 
> class name (and other undecorated ones) may already be in use on the 
> web with semantics different from those which we propose to apply, 
> and/or the author may have trusted our promise that class names are 
> not supposed to mean anything.
>
> Gerv
>

-- 
Jack
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2007 11:32:32 GMT

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