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Re: Multiple display text/icons (treat as LC comment)

From: Stasinos Konstantopoulos <konstant@iit.demokritos.gr>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 07:57:27 +0300
To: Phil Archer <parcher@fosi.org>
Cc: public-powderwg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080905045727.GA27729@iit.demokritos.gr>

On Wed Sep  3 12:19:34 2008 Phil Archer said:

> David Rooks wrote:
>
>> Ah, good point Phil. I'd forgotten about multiple descriptor sets. These
>> certainly address the point I raised.
>>
>> So, going back the the original problem. Should we enforce a maximum of 1
>> displaytext / displayicon per descriptor set?
>
> It's tempting, and we could do it, but since you can have multiple  
> descriptor sets, one display text per descriptor set does not ensure one  
> display text per DR. Therefore, I'm not sure we need to bother (in  
> general, the fewer restrictions, the better). Even if we do restrict the  
> cardinality, we should still, I think, add a line to the effect that  
> where a DR contains more than one descriptor set, it SHOULD only contain  
> one displaytext and displayicon element.

What technical need would this SHOULD be addressing? It seems perfectly
reasonable to have different depictions for different concepts a site is
compatible with.

s
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