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RE: Action item on the virtues of error-handling

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 08:46:33 -0700
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00b801c398b3$abfe8d20$6701a8c0@beasys.com>

The TAG wars were a feature, not a bug.  They contributed to an incredible
evolution in html and browser technology[1].

Cheers,
Dave

[1] http://www.shirky.com/writings/evolve.html



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 8:33 AM
> To: David Orchard
> Cc: www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Action item on the virtues of error-handling
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 08:12:03AM -0700, David Orchard wrote:
> > During the time of the most innovation was happening in
> HTML, from 2. to 4.,
> > the must ignore rule was in effect.
>
> IMO, it's just the opposite.  If "must ignore" was used, then we
> wouldn't have had the tag wars.
>
> Mark.
> --
> Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
>
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