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Re: "Pave The Cowpaths" Design Principle

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 19:28:58 +0100
Message-ID: <464F41EA.4010709@mozilla.org>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org, www-html@w3.org

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Is that really the key difference? rel also left remaining names free 
> for author use. Is moving from 0 to 1 predefined names really a much 
> bigger deal than moving from N to N+1?

Is moving from 0 to 1 holes in your boat really a much bigger deal than 
moving from N to N+1? :-)

0 was a promise (either implicit or explicit in the spec), whereas for 
rel, N were given and people were warned that there might be N+M in the 
future.

Gerv
Received on Sunday, 20 May 2007 10:00:43 GMT

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