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Re: [XHTML2] Specifying alternative resources/content

From: Gabriele Fava <gabriele_fava@virgilio.it>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 22:20:03 +0000
Message-ID: <41759249.60407@virgilio.it>
To: www-html@w3.org

Risto Kankkunen wrote:

>> Is this problem common enough that a scripting solution is 
>> inadequate? Probably not.
> I'm interested to see how you solve this with "a scripting solution".
> It's also interesting to see, that you don't think multilanguage
> documents are common...
> I hope the consensus is more like chapter "1.1.1 Design Aims" of the 
> draft describes:
>   # Better internationalization: since it is a World Wide Web.
>   # Less scripting: achieving functionality through scripting is
>     difficult for the author and restricts the type of user agent
>     you can use to view the document. We have tried to identify current
>     typical usage, and include those usages in markup.

I think that by scripting they mean client-side scripting, while I think
your interlocutor was speaking of server-side scripting.
Received on Wednesday, 20 October 2004 02:17:17 UTC

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