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Re: Decentralised extensibility idea (ISSUE-41)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 10:01:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4B52D1FD.3020907@gmx.de>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 1:41 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>>> Understood.
>>>>
>>>> This is the well-known issue of @profile allowing to signal the presence
>>>> of a specific extension, but being able to identify where exactly it is
>>>> used; so it doesn't disambiguate.
>>>> ...
>>> s/allowing/not allowing/
>> Oh well. Let's try again: s/being able/not being able/, thus:
>>
>> "This is the well-known issue of @profile allowing to signal the presence of
>> a specific extension, but not being able to identify where exactly it is
>> used; so it doesn't disambiguate."
> 
> Just to be sure - I think you're agreeing with me?

I'm agreeing in that @profile is useful to signal the presence of an 
extension, but not for disambiguation when you have multiple extensions 
that might use conflicting syntax.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 17 January 2010 09:02:28 GMT

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