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Re: a new value for <title> and other meta tags

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 12:05:03 +0100
Message-ID: <000f01c249cb$c436a720$9551a8c0@bts.co.uk>
To: <www-html@w3.org>

> in GPL or OpenDoc documents it's necessary to explicit title and copyright
> notice in the body, but it's also useful put it into RDF or metadata
> Why not introduce some new tags with both the tasks?

Reading "tags" as "elements"....

An important consideration (this also applies to the suggestion of predefined
classes for section) is that HTML was intended as a simple markup language.
In particular, for complex documents, another XML application, DOCBOOK,
might be more appropriate.

There's an unfortunate tendency for computing standards to start focussed and
then all converge towards different implementations of the 
same general purpose one....until a new focussed one replaces it!
Received on Thursday, 22 August 2002 07:05:42 UTC

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