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RE: Questions on <datatemplate> (ref. call for exclusions)

From: Bonner, Matt <matt.bonner@hp.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 03:38:07 +0000
To: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <57221E38FB4DD54C946CE654959A554D05DCFB743F@GVW0436EXB.americas.hpqcorp.net>
Philip,

Thank you very much for such thorough help on such short
notice. I think that gives me all the detail I need to
continue.

best regards,
Matt
--
Matt Bonner
Hewlett-Packard Company
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philip Taylor [mailto:pjt47@cam.ac.uk] 
> Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 8:04 PM
> To: Bonner, Matt
> Cc: public-html@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Questions on <datatemplate> (ref. call for exclusions)
> 
> Bonner, Matt (IPG) wrote:
> > Hola,
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > First topic is <datatemplate>. I see that this is marked
> > as "Being considered for removal" in the WHATWG draft, so
> > I welcome any guidance on its likely fate. That said, it's
> > in the WD, so HP must review it. Questions:
> >
> > 1. Are there publicly available examples or explanatory
> >    text for this feature? Also of interest would be any
> >    discussion of its genesis or motivation from the HTML
> >    or WHATWG mailing list archives. I couldn't find any.
> 
> http://philip.html5.org/demos/datatemplate/experimental/ has the only
> public examples I'm aware of. They should be considered highly
> experimental (i.e. definitely wrong in certain ways (like it'll only
> work properly in XHTML, not HTML), and probably wrong in subtle ways),
> since I just wrote them in the evening after <datatemplate> was first
> added to the spec, and then I was happy to abandon them :-)

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