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Re: What's the problem? "Reuse of 1998 XHTML namespace is potentially misleading/wrong"

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 12:02:23 +0000
Message-ID: <49940FCF.5030408@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

May I respectfully suggest that "unnecessarily" is an
unnecessarily emotive word when used in contexts such
as the following, and that those seeking to comment
on the perceived merits or weaknesses of a draft
specification produced by another Working Group should
restrict themselves to more neutral (and factual) language ?

Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> * <object src=""> vs. <object data="">
>   - Unnecessarily changes the attribute, and fails to define processing
>     requirements. e.g. What happens with <object data="..." src="...">?
>     How does that affect UA processing, and what effect does that have
>     on the DOM API?
> * Renaming <script> to <handler>
>   - Unnecessarily renaming, effectively introduces a second element for
>     exactly the same purpose.
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