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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 21:43:37 +0200
Message-ID: <4A96E1E9.4090501@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
>> Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, 2009-08-26 02:28 +0000:
>>> On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>>> If we actually defined each element and each attribute in the way 
>>>> that HTML4 does *and* define its operational behavior for the DOM 
>>>> then the specification would satisfy all implementations.
>>> I don't know what it means to "define" an element if that is not to 
>>> define its operational behaviour.
>> It means defining what the element represents.
> 
> "represents" in the HTML5 spec when used about elements and attributes is 
> a term that just refers to the media-independent rendering of those 
> features, which as far as I can tell doesn't apply to <a name>. Did you 
> have something else in mind?

With all due respect, Ian: I think it's obvious that Mike has in mind, 
and it's not what you said.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 27 August 2009 19:44:23 UTC

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