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Re: [Widgets] Widget Gallery RSS like sharing format

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 10:10:00 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670903180210x2c17dc31tac5a9611ab5d3178@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gmail.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
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 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!
>
> :)

Ok, what do you recommend here?



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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
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