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Re: Support Existing Content

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 12:08:07 -0700
Message-Id: <44443F62-C82C-44DE-9E60-3CB56676E2FC@apple.com>
Cc: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
To: "Dailey, David P." <david.dailey@sru.edu>

On May 1, 2007, at 6:31 AM, Dailey, David P. wrote:

> Having a similar purpose in mind http://lists.w3.org/Archives/ 
> Public/public-html/2007Apr/1735.html I offered a similar attempt to  
> degauss the phrasing:
> DD: "New versions of HTML should enable user agents to handle  
> existing content. Where possible, documents and applications which  
> work properly in older UA's should not malfunction under new  
> versions, particularly in cases that the content has become common  
> practice in multiple environments."
> Someone suggested that since it is a wiki, we could just change it.  
> How about you go first?

Since there have been at least 5 alternate wordings suggested in the  
past few days, I think more discussion is warranted before making a  
specific change.

Received on Tuesday, 1 May 2007 19:08:23 UTC

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