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Re: ISSUE-95 hidden - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 20:14:55 -0800
Cc: Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <982337A5-C609-4DA9-BB4C-BF77D540ED9A@apple.com>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>

On Jan 16, 2010, at 6:44 PM, Aryeh Gregor wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 7:08 PM, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net> wrote:
>> What a search engine should do?
> 
> Ignore it.
> 
>> What a wysiwyg authoring tool should do?
> 
> Ignore it.
> 
>> In this case, what about
>> 
>>        domhidden
>>        pruned
>>        domremoved
>>        domcut
> 
> I think the "dom" prefixes are confusing here, and "pruned" sounds
> weird.  Something like "meaningless" or "ignore" might be better, if
> "hidden" sounds too visual -- I think it does, now that you point it
> out.  "ignore" or "ignored" might better convey the intent.

The original name was "irrelevant", but that was hard to spell and hard to understand (flags with negative names tend to be confusing).

 - Maciej
Received on Sunday, 17 January 2010 04:15:29 UTC

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