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Re: noted 3 issues re: time/data (was Re: minutes for HTML WG f2f, 2011-11-04, part 1)

From: Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 01:55:02 +0400
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: (wrong string) Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <178711320962103@web123.yandex.ru>
Do you really believe that existing markup like BLOCKQUOTE is really taken into account by machines? Let's use DIV/SPAN instead of all structural markup, really?


11.11.2011, 01:50, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com
> <mtanalin@yandex.ru> wrote:
>
>> šMost of real-world authors don't care about Atom. They just want to _add semantic sense_ to their HTML content. 'pubdate' attribute is part of this semantics and therefore should _not_ be dropped. Additionally, supplementary 'update' (or 'pubupdate') boolean attribute should be added to markup _update_ dates (see bug 14202, [2]).
>
> Unfortunately, this is nonsense. šSemantics are a way of communicating
> with machines, since they don't yet understand natural languages. šIf
> there aren't any machines listening to the semantics, they're useless.
>
> ~TJ
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