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'email' element type

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 01:31:54 -0700
To: Jim Dabell <jim-www-html@jimdabell.com>, www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <BAB7C893.D0C%ewexler@stickdog.com>

Jim Dabell wrote to <mailto:www-html@w3.org> on 7 April 2003 in "Re:
[XHTML2] Unicode line and paragraph separators"
(<mid:200304072045.28173.jim-www-html@jimdabell.com>):

> there are other elements that could be included that would be far
> more popular and appropriate for the medium (what about
> <email>jim@example.com</email>?).

The proposed 'email' element type is just a poor substitute for generalized
linking methods. We already have 'mailto' URIs and link elements.

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Etan Wexler <mailto:ewexler@stickdog.com>
Received on Tuesday, 8 April 2003 04:34:18 GMT

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