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Re: 'email' element type

From: Simon Jessey <simon@jessey.net>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2003 10:58:43 -0400
Message-ID: <000a01c2fddf$5982e4c0$6401a8c0@Simon2S0JP11>
To: "Dave J Woolley" <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
Cc: "www-html" <www-html@w3.org>

Bah! I knew it was never going to be as simple as that. Thanks for the
information. I suppose <email>...</email> (or maybe <mail>...</mail>) is the
best option after all.

Simon Jessey

w: http://jessey.net/blog/
e: simon@jessey.net



----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave J Woolley" <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
Subject: RE: 'email' element type


> > Instead of <email>..</email>, how about abbreviating it still further
with
> > <@>...</@>, since the @ is a component of every email address and is
thus
> [DJW:]
> @ cannot start an XML tag name, or appear anywhere in
> one.
>
> @ is only a component of RFC 822 email addresses, not
> email addresses in general.
>
Received on Tuesday, 8 April 2003 10:58:47 GMT

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