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Re: Proposal: Chained Classnames

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 15:08:02 +0200
Message-ID: <464C53B2.1080406@design-noir.de>
To: Jack Sleight <jack.sleight@gmail.com>
CC: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>, Charles Ying <charles.ying@gmail.com>, Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>, HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>

Jack Sleight schrieb:
> 
>> 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.

That point alone (i.e. "or" but not "and") isn't a valid argument. The 
promise can be changed if that doesn't cause real problems.

--Dao

> 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
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2007 13:08:07 GMT

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