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Re: HTML5 script start tag should select appropriate content model according to src

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 13:04:44 +0100
Message-ID: <462CA0DC.9040205@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Tina Holmboe wrote:

>   No, I meant HTML 4.1. Starting with the 4.01 specification would
>   make perfect sense; take out deprecated elements, clean it up,
>   remove even more presentational markup ...
>   Then release it. After that we can see.

Please please please please please.  Sadly it seems far
too sensible a proposal for people to take it seriously.

>   No. It doesn't matter if it has the support of a dozen. We should
>   very carefully avoid, once more, putting the cart before the horse.

Hear hear.

>    - The W3C /is/ the standardization organization, and


 >  a[n] HTML5 which, for instance, contain <i> with a revised
>   purpose over what authors has used it for in the last decade.

Oh.  Groan.  However, it's reasonably clear the authors are
writing about proposed usages with at least some of which
they are unfamiliar, since the first example of its use is
<p>The <i>felis silvestris catus</i> is cute.</p>  (note
the lower-case "f" of "Felis").

Philip Taylor
Received on Monday, 23 April 2007 12:04:56 UTC

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