W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > February 2009

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

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 29 September 2014 09:39:01 UTC