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

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 15:49:51 +0200 (CEST)
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
cc: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <tkrat.af75ee05dca02a82@greytower.net>

On 24 Apr, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> The WHATWG does not want a presentational language!  We want a useful 
> and practical language.  We have not introduced any new presentational 

  A useful and practical *what* kind of language?

> markup into the language, but the decision to retain B and I was a 
> pragmatic one.

  You have not only retained B and I. You've changed them to have a
  semantic interpretation not consistent with either their original
  definition or their use in the wild.

> We also don't want to add semantic elements just for the sake of 
> semantics.  We have, however, added semantics that have real use cases. 

  And discarded other - real - use cases.

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