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RE: Doctypes and the dialects of HTML 5

From: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 03:55:38 -0400
To: "'Lachlan Hunt'" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007e01c76eb2$fb07e0a0$0702a8c0@Guides.local>

Lachlan Hunt wrote
> Mike Schinkel wrote: Asking a na´ve and honest question:
> would indications for support like this be better handled
> in the head by something like a "supports" element?
> > <head> 	<supports type="hmme"> </head>
> > 
> > (FYI, "hmme" = Hypothetical Mobile Markup Extensions)
> > 
> Specifically, what is the problem you are trying to
> solve?
I'm not trying to solve any specific problem for myself. I was trying to
address the issue others were bringing up when they asked for versioning
because of "the need for special markup and/or behaviors for different
clients." They were proposing versioning to fix this and you stated there is
no need for versioning (and I think I agree with you per se.  But please
don't ask me for a use-case because I don't have one; I was proposing
something to try to address what issues that other people seemed to be

-Mike Schinkel
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Received on Sunday, 25 March 2007 07:55:43 UTC

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