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Re: 'role' should be property

From: Dannii <curiousdannii@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 23:02:26 +1000
Message-ID: <af3e73120705230602m1bfe93e2jd4918254c6d1ec28@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 5/23/07, Dimitri Glazkov <dimitri.glazkov@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I am pretty sure the whole thing is a horrible idea. Not only the
> separation of concerns is compromised, but think about it: in order to
> understand semantics of an HTML document, you'll also need to parse
> the stylesheet. Now you're doubling the effort for non-browser user
> agents. Semantics should stay in the markup and certainly not require
> additional documents to parse in order to understand the meaning of
> the document.
>
Standard semantics is still in the page, it's just the non-standard stuff
that would be external. It makes more sense to me to define it once, than to
define it every time it's used.
Received on Wednesday, 23 May 2007 13:02:41 UTC

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