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Re: Spec feedback

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 00:27:55 +0000 (UTC)
To: Gervase Markham <gerv@gerv.net>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0401060021470.13203@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003, Gervase Markham wrote:
>
> - 2.1. expdate. Is there a less application-specific name for this type
> that could be used?

Maybe, do you have a suggestion?


> - Do the new types mean that extensions to RFC3106 might be useful? Is
> it the job of your spec to specify them?

Maybe, and not in this version, respectively.


> - "The entire model can be emulated purely using JavaScript and the DOM.
> With such a library, this model could be used and down-level clients
> could be supported before user agents implemented it ubiquitously.
> Creating such a library is left as an exercise to the reader."
>
> This begs the question: why not write and publish the library instead of
> writing a spec?

Native implementations are more solid, and don't require scripting.

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