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Re: comments on the polyglot spec

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 08:06:56 -0400
Message-ID: <4BF3D460.5070608@intertwingly.net>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 05/19/2010 07:27 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> "Sam Ruby"<rubys@intertwingly.net>  wrote:
>>>> Henri... Nobody's editing html with php inside through a http
>>>> pipe. It's local storage
>>> Quite. So that's out of jurisdiction of any HTML spec.
>> Looking at the charter[1], I don't see how you came to that
>> conclusion.
>> - Sam Ruby
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2002/05/html/charter
> However, a .php file is not an HTML file with PHP inside. It's a PHP
> program with pieces of HTML source in special string literal and echo
> function syntactic sugar inside the PHP program.
> If editing PHP programs were considered to be within the charter if
> this WG, I'd expect those who have previously objected to
> e.g.<canvas>  being within charter to object even more forcefully
> now. :-)

I'll simply note that that is a completely different argument than the 
one I commented on.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Wednesday, 19 May 2010 12:07:28 GMT

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