Re: Publishing a new draft (HTML5+RDFa)

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> Prefixes are widely documented to be an antipattern in language design. 
> For example, see this e-mail:
> ...where I give a quite detailed analysis of why prefixes are a feature of 
> poor language design.
> ...

Indirection by prefixes is simpler than having no indirection at all, 
that is true.

That being said, MANY people deal just fine with prefix-based 
indirection, and at least one indirection mechanisms we already have in 
HTML (class names -> CSS) is *far* more complicated.

BR, Julian

Received on Friday, 31 July 2009 20:12:22 UTC