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Re: simple shorthand syntax proposal

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 15:28:42 -0800
Message-ID: <498B762A.60105@mozilla.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: Alexey Feldgendler <alexeyf@opera.com>, public-html@w3.org

On 2/5/09 2:57 PM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:
> Also sprach Alexey Feldgendler:
>   >
>   >  When time comes to develop HTML6, exactly the same argument will be valid,
>   >  and exactly the same considerations would lead to it being kept in mind
>   >  for HTML7. Therefore, the only two reasonable choices are now or never.
> If so, I'd vote "now". I think the cost is managable, at least if we
> expect html to be edited by hand for the next 100 years or so.

There no reason for this alternate syntax to be in the HTML spec. Better 
to try it as a separate proposal and see if it gets uptake. That will 
take some time, so I recommend starting now.

- Rob
Received on Thursday, 5 February 2009 23:29:23 UTC

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