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Re: ISSUE-4: Versioning, namespace URIs and MIME types

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 17:53:05 -0500
Message-ID: <499B3FD1.8080504@mozilla.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 2/17/09 5:47 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> Keeping legacy compatibility is pretty much the number one requirement and
> design principle underpinning the HTML5 work. I don't think it's tradable.

Several parts of HTML5 are incompatible with the current behavior of IE 
and Firefox. It seems to me that legacy compatibility has been traded, 

- Rob
Received on Tuesday, 17 February 2009 22:53:50 UTC

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