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Re: Version information

From: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 19:31:59 -0400
Message-Id: <497D5AFB-C6F0-48FA-90C1-8950FD064EB6@gmail.com>
Cc: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
This does not follow.

In hundreds/thousands of years how will they know which version of  
HTML they need to implement to view today's content?

This is definitely a benefit of version information within the  
markup. In the future when someone comes across a document with HTML  
they know exactly which specification they need to implement.

- Elliott Sprehn

On Apr 6, 2007, at 4:28 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> Second, to enable people in hundreds or thousands of years to write
> browsers and view today's content, even when there are no computers
> capable of running today's browsers. If we don't do this, we are  
> basically
> throwing away our entire heritage, making it impossible for  
> archeologists
> of the future to learn about our culture.
Received on Friday, 6 April 2007 23:32:06 UTC

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