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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 21:11:53 +0100
Message-ID: <49665E09.2080603@malform.no>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke 2009-01-08 20.08:

> Sam Ruby wrote:
    [...]
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/54
    [...]
>> The suggestion was made that the name of this doctype be changed from 
>> xslt-compat to legacy-compat.
    [...]
>> Any objections?
> 
> No objections.

No objections, except that I agree with Julian.

> I personally liked Mike Smith's proposal (from back last year) just to 
> use the empty string, but apparently that's just me.

You were not alone. The current consensus appears to be driven by 
a desire for a string with a negative message.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Thursday, 8 January 2009 20:12:39 GMT

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