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Re: Proposed W3C Spec Conventions

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 22:16:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Spec Prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1003092215590.21367@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 9 Mar 2010, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
>
> Having nicer, more useful, id generation for interfaces was something I 
> was thinking about a month or two ago, and I was somewhat tempted to 
> implement such a thing for Anolis 2, though I haven't done so yet.
> 
> Using a for terms is probably nicer, but is backwards incompatible, and 
> adding a whole load more elements to have to check the contents of is 
> just going to slow stuff down even further (which in the HTML 5 case is 
> already a non-trivial cost). There again, I was tempted to make one or 
> two backwards incompatible changes in Anolis 2 anyway… Hixie, thoughts? 
> I guess if you can live with it others can…

Not sure what changes you're proposing. Could you elaborate?

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