W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > May 2007

Re: headers attribute (was Re: Form elements)

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 12:41:33 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0705311041r12febaebr6a2d21423cd1783e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Thomas Broyer" <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

These questions are relevant not only to the headers debate, but also
to the 'Moving forward' thread regarding reaching consensus and design
principles/reviewing questions.

Ben Boyle wrote [1]:

> There seem enough cases here to warrant it's continued part in HTML.

Anne van Kesteren wrote [2]:

> The arguments for removing it are that the feature isn't widely used

Thomas Broyer wrote [3]:

> it has been proven that: headers= isn't used that much in the wild

I asked about quantity of cases before [4] and didn't get a response.
But I'll ask again. What is number of cases that proves a feature
should be included or excluded from the spec? Also how is that number
derived? What factors are taken into consideration?


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007May/1262.html
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007May/1249.html
[3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007May/1259.html
[4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007May/1144.html
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2007 17:41:37 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Thursday, 29 October 2015 10:15:21 UTC