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Re: [Widgets] Widget Gallery RSS like sharing format

From: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 08:47:43 +0000
Message-ID: <74a894af0903180147w47d91addv26f81c82166da6cf@mail.gmail.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Thomas Landspurg <thomas.landspurg@gmail.com>, SUZANNE Benoit RD-SIRP-ISS <benoit.suzanne@orange-ftgroup.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
>> Personally, I would recommend that we don't :) Version identifiers are
>> largely useless and experience shows that users use them wrong (e.g. a bunch
>> of SVG out there that's labelled as 1.1 is really 1.2, but people just
>> copy-paste the root element).
>
> Agreed. This is the reason we did not specify a version or platform
> attribute for widgets to date.

That's the worst reason ever to do anything!  If users are having
problems because they don't understand what they are copying and
pasting, then address that, but don't design your markup around it!

:)


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