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Re: Re 2: What changed in respec re <a>-<dfn> pairing?

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:58:33 -0600
Message-ID: <CAOk_reF+suq3ZSvQK0iAXOu+Pbt+UXGQunbReqs6b+acz4Jc8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Tobie Langel <tobie.langel@gmail.com>, "spec-prod@w3.org Prod" <spec-prod@w3.org>, Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Yes - the ARIA specs use it to have a common set of terms, as well as some
external tables / sections that get pulled into the final doc.  The RDFa
docs use it to pull in external DTD / Schema files.

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 11:50 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

>
> > On 22 Dec 2014, at 18:29 , Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 22/12/2014 18:07 , Tobie Langel wrote:
> >> On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 6:05 PM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org
> >> <mailto:robin@w3.org>> wrote:
> >>
> >>    Yes, that could very easily be the cause of the problem. In fact,
> >>    I'm pretty sure it was: I just made a change that ought to fix that.
> >>
> >> I was actually wondering why that changed had been made and thought
> >> there was a valid reason to move it back.
> >>
> >> Should have asked on the PR.
> >>
> >> Mea culpa.
> >
> > I read through the same code and thought that it might make sense to
> have dfn processing happen earlier. So that's that.
> >
> > Inclusion is a brittle, rarely used, and undertested feature.
>
> And damn useful! Not only it helped, in this case, share a glossary among
> two files, but it also helped me to edit an ugly table in a separate files;
> I hate editing huge files. So it is very useful!
>
> Thanks
>
> Ivan
>
>
> > Unless we get a lot more tests for it it's likely not the last time we
> break it a bit...
> >
> > --
> > Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
>
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Shane McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
Received on Monday, 22 December 2014 17:59:01 UTC

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