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Re: Shorten <object> in XHTML 2.0?

From: Brian V Bonini <b-bonini@cox.net>
Date: 28 Jun 2003 19:09:50 -0400
To: "J. King" <mtknight@dark-phantasy.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1056841790.15199.0.camel@gfxdesign>

On Sat, 2003-06-28 at 17:38, J. King wrote:
> It's been discussed that markup can easily be either too short or too long. 
> 
> 
> Since <object> is likely to be used quite extensively in XHTML 2.0, it 
> would seem to be preferable to shorten it to something like <obj>, which 
> can still be rather easily decyphered--more easily than some old HTML 
> elements and attributes, even.  Given the nature of <object> and its new 
> importance, cutting the extra three character would make inserting images 
> into XHTML 2.0 documents less of a chore than it would otherwise have to 
> be.
> 
> Though since <object> is already well established, this would make 
> transition a little less obvious, but things are getting seriously jumbled 
> and rearranged anyway--would it not be a reasonable change?

I agree with that completely...
Received on Saturday, 28 June 2003 19:05:30 GMT

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