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Re: Extensibility strategies, was: Deciding in public (Was: SVGWG SVG-in-HTML proposal)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 14:04:25 +0300
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5239FA6F-F31B-4FE0-B965-1E4E12DA56D5@iki.fi>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>

On Aug 5, 2008, at 04:13, Karl Dubost wrote:

> Le 5 août 2008 à 02:32, Henri Sivonen a écrit :
>> That's like putting a sign saying "Push" on the door of a  
>> department store instead of replacing the handle with a slab that  
>> obviously can only be pushed.
>
> And it is not necessary an issue.
> "Follow your nose" principle [Danc ©]. Having a URI helps you to  
> know the intent of the author if the author chooses too. So yes  
> having a URI can help.

A human who is viewing source can copy unfamiliar syntax into the  
search field of the browser instead of copying a URI-as-an-identifier   
into the address field of their browser.

Seems to work with the dojoFoo attributes.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Tuesday, 5 August 2008 11:05:07 GMT

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