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Re: Removing XHTML saving from ReSpec?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:29:19 +0100
Message-ID: <512B834F.4060504@gmx.de>
To: shane@aptest.com
CC: Shane McCarron <ahby@aptest.com>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>, "spec-prod@w3.org" <spec-prod@w3.org>
On 2013-02-25 16:24, Shane McCarron wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 9:12 AM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>> I guess HTML4+RDFa might be. I will start lobbying for that now.
>>
>>
>> I'll lobby for HTML5+RDFa, no point in downgrading perfectly fine markup!
>
> The problem with it is that, while it may work in modern user agents,
> it does not in legacy user agents.  And it does not in screen readers.
>   And lots of other technology out there that we just don't encounter
> every day.  The constituency of the W3C is broader than people who run
> the latest version of Chrome.

It probably would be helpful if you gave a concrete example of a tool 
that won't be able to properly display the text.

Best regards, Julian
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