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Re: Are new void elements really a good idea?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 21:04:04 +0200
Message-ID: <48BAEB24.1070809@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> ...
>> Keep in mind that not all developers have the freedom just to pick a 
>> new off-the-shelf component, be it commercial or open source. For 
>> instance, in certain companies you either stick with what the shipping 
>> J2EE includes, or you need to write your own serializer (speaking from 
>> experience here).
> 
> That's nuts. It would be crazy for a company that does enterprisey Java 
> stuff to block application developers from using libraries from the 
> Apache Software Foundation, for example. If library developers don't 
> want non-JDK dependencies, that I can understand. (Of course, it would 
> be silly to block application from using code from 
> http://about.validator.nu/htmlparser/, too. :-)
> ...

Believe me, I agree with you. But that doesn't change the fact that this 
happens.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 31 August 2008 19:04:51 UTC

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