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Re: WebIDL

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 22:03:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>
Cc: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909262203140.15464@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 25 Sep 2009, Yehuda Katz wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 11:38 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com> wrote:
> >> I did not single out Replaceable in my efforts to understand.
> >
> > Sure, but it is certainly odd and I wanted to recount some of the history,
> > just so you'd know not to over-attend to it. ;-)
> 
> Ha. Maybe it would be worth putting a note in HTML5. "[Replaceable] is
> a quirk of history. Do not over-attend to it".

If we start calling out all the quirks of history in HTML5, we'd probably 
end up doubling the size of the spec.

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