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Re: ensuring the existence & enhancing the power of Q

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 14:52:15 -0500
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <20070402190311.M32718@hicom.net>

maciej wrote, quote:
> Actually, most places that point to a linked resource which 
> is not  embedded use HREF, not SRC.

i am aware of this, but SRC is an abbreviation for "source" which is 
a more appropriate descriptor of the target document containing the 
source of the quote.

i wholeheartedly agree that we don't want to break compatibility, 
but i don't think that sacrificing logic for compatibility's sake 
is a wise idea either; if something is broken, then fix it, and 
to my mind's eye, Q as presently defined, is broken, and needs to 
be fixed, with the side-benifit that it brings the technical 
recommendation into harmony with itself.

            He who lives on hope, dies farting.
  -- Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1763
           Gregory J. Rosmaita: oedipus@hicom.net
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