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Advice and Advocacy (was: naming custom/extended tags)

From: Arjun Ray <aray@q2.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2000 21:24:09 -0500 (EST)
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Fri, 11 Feb 2000, Dan Connolly wrote:

> So the idea is

Keeping advice and advocacy separate - or at least distinguished -
isn't easy.  viz:

> 	-- document your extended vocabulary in the web, say, at
> 		http://www.propel.com/2000/catalog-markup

Advice.

> 		(consider using XML Schemas for this
> 		http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1 )

Advocacy.

> 	-- xml-ize your HTML (include all the end tags, make emtpy
> 		tags explicit ala
> 		<br class="x"/> or <br /> in stead of <br/> etc.
> 		see the guidelines at
> 		http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xhtml1-20000126/#guidelines
> 		for details and

Advocacy.

> 		http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/ for a tool
> 		that can do a lot of the work automatically)

Advice.

> 	-- use XML namespaces to associate your markup with
> 		your vocabulary documentation

Advocacy.

Schemas and Namespaces.  Nostrums du jour.  Plug, plug, plug.

Sad.


Arjun
Received on Friday, 11 February 2000 21:04:17 GMT

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