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Re: Shorten <object> in XHTML 2.0?

From: Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 00:01:37 +0200
To: "Christoph Päper" <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>, <www-html@w3.org>
Cc: "Jason M. Kikta" <kiktajm@muohio.edu>
Message-Id: <200307010001.39102.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>

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Hello,

On Sunday 29 June 2003 21:28, Christoph P�er wrote:
> Jason M. Kikta <kiktajm@muohio.edu>:
> > The most important thing is to break backwards-
> > compatibility with <object>. This is a smart move,
> I don't think so. To break backwards compatibility if required, is okay for
> XHTML2, but to break it just to break it, is just dumb.
True.

> > IE is so horribly broken in this respect,
>
> IE, at least the Windows version, doesn't even try to support XHTML yet,
> let alone XHTML2. So why change anything of the spec based on pure
> assumptions of future bugs in future browser versions?
I absolutely agree.
Furthermore imho it definitely is not the task of a specification to deal with 
or take care of bugs and flaws of implementations, even if it is such a 
widespread and well known one.

Why shall all implementors be forced to follow a move of a change in a spec in 
respect of only a single faulty implementation?


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