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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 12:38:29 +0200
Message-ID: <4A9BA825.8050800@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> It is pointless to provide semantics of elements (or other features) that 
> are obsolete other than the semantics that form the element's (or the 
> feature's) normative user-agent conformance criteria, since the only 
> effect of such semantics is in deciding whether the element (or feature) 
> is being used correctly, and obsolete elements (and features) can never be 
> used correctly, since they are obsolete and must never be used at all.
> ...

That's fine with me. But in that case, the spec doesn't describe 
previous versions sufficiently, and the media type registration should 
continue to also reference previous specifications.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 10:39:11 UTC

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