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[whatwg] Re: several messages

From: Greg Kilwein <gkilwein@fbsdata.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 17:03:40 -0600
Message-ID: <4207F3CC.9070508@fbsdata.com>

>The problems with what I understand of your proposal are:
>
>[snip]
> * Fallback needs author involvement
>    - easiest to simply not support legacy
>    - server typically needs to handle different names for controls,
>      not just different format
>
I'll add one more problem - the author cannot easily test the fallback 
content in the UA of <idate/> if the author doesn't have a legacy UA 
available.  If the author can't easily test it, the odds of the fallback 
content being missing or broken are higher.

Greg
Received on Monday, 7 February 2005 15:03:40 UTC

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