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Re: standard out of the box

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 21:14:54 +0100
Message-ID: <476C1EBE.10604@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

fantasai wrote:
> Paul Nelson (ATC) wrote:
>>> So please, do the world a favor... break backward compatibility!!!
>> I listed to a Chevron representative at the W3C Plenary who stood up
>> and said, "We have over 100,000 users using systems based on the web.
>> Please don't break backward compatibility."
> It was Boeing, actually, not Chevron.

I confirm, Boeing.

Breaking backwards compatibility was failure reason number 1 for
XHTML2. Let's do it again...

Todd Russell wrote:
> Tired of hacks

I am myself a bit fed up with repeating that purity is utopy and
the real world around us is not a world of geeks or technical

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