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Re: Decentralised extensibility idea (ISSUE-41)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 09:39:48 -0800
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1001170939i35e2fef3h136085c59a24bace@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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>
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 1:01 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> 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.

I'm making a stronger point than that, though.  Even in the presence
of just a single extension, you are unable to extract the data unless
you specifically know the extension being used.  You require vocab
knowledge just to disambiguate it from HTML itself.

~TJ
Received on Sunday, 17 January 2010 17:40:35 UTC

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