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Re: Document 'content' includes all element types and attributes (yes/no?)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 12:44:28 -0400 (EDT)
To: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
cc: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0004261243360.19486-100000@tux.w3.org>
Well, there are cases (such as reverse-engineering scripts) where it is only
useful to sherlock holmes - particularly in cases of author error that is
beyond the capability of a User Agent to repair.


On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, William Loughborough wrote:

  CMcCN:: "But there is no reason why this should typically be presented
  to the user."
  WL: "typically...presented" may not be as important as "entirely
  available/accessible". If a "discovery tool" can't find out what the
  author "had in mind" then neither can a "user". The important thing IMHO
  is that whatever means is used to convey semantics not be only available
  to Sherlock Holmes.

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