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Re: Deciding in public (Was: SVGWG SVG-in-HTML proposal)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:20:19 -0400
To: "Edward O'Connor" <hober0@gmail.com>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, public-html-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFD74BBA40.856B3433-ON85257498.0064A1CB-85257498.0064BCAD@us.ibm.com>
Edward O'Connor wrote on 08/01/2008 01:49:54 PM:
>
> >> You can add RDF trackback in html comments. So that the file continue
to
> >> validate.  In this case the vocabulary has been hidden because html
could
> >> not be extended without keeping validity.
> >
> > Yet another example where people resorted to hacks in order to work
around
> > the missing extensibility model.
>
> Well, yet another example where people unnecessarily ignored HTML's
> existing extensibility points--pingback being the obvious
> counter-example.

The granularity of a pingback is a URI.  The design for trackbacks had as
the granularity of a trackback being what amounts to a HTML5 article..

- Sam Ruby
Received on Friday, 1 August 2008 18:27:36 UTC

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