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Re: [Content] - Compatibility Tables everywhere?

From: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:00:02 -0500
Message-ID: <5081DB72.90104@mozilla.com>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
This would be really helpful for translation, so that the table is 
maintained only once.

On 10/19/12 4:52 PM, Alex Komoroske wrote:
> In an ideal world I think we'd have some way of grabbing a 
> compatibility table from one article and transcluding it in another. 
> That would allow us to have the canonical data on the specific 
> reference page for each feature and then just dynamically include it 
> on other articles where it's relevant (like on articles). This should 
> theoretically be possible with semantic media wiki queries and properties.
>
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 2:40 PM, <jonathan@garbee.me 
> <mailto:jonathan@garbee.me>> wrote:
>
>     Do we want the compatibility tables [1] to be anywhere or do we
>     want them to be centralized in an area (such as the elements page)?
>
>     I think we should centralize them in order to create less
>     maintenance later on.  If we have tables in any page for elements
>     listed then it isn't going to be easy later on to update them if
>     needed and could cause confusion on where to get the information.
>      I am thinking we should centralize them under the element itself
>     [2] to solve these possible issues.
>
>     [1] example table:
>     http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/guides/html_text#Compatibility
>
>     [2] example element:
>     http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/em
>
>     Thoughts?
>
>     -Garbee
>
>


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Janet Swisher <mailto:jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
Technical Writer/Community Steward
Received on Friday, 19 October 2012 23:00:31 UTC

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