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Re: "Web addresses in HTML 5" for review (ISSUE-56 urls-webarch)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:51:31 +0100
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uqzsv5pl64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:41:30 +0100, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:
> That makes sense... I think the connections to HTML 5 are mostly
> there to make it easy on reviewers who are familiar with the URL
> material in the HTML 5 draft; I don't think there's any lasting
> need for them.
>
> Any suggestions for the title? maybe something like:
>
>   "Web Addresses: markup conventions for URIs and IRIs"

Just "Web Addresses" would be fine. I personally don't classify  
XMLHttpRequest and CSS as markup. I'd expect other APIs that might be  
splitted from HTML5 to use this terminology as well and they would not be  
markup either. Alternatively you could do s/markup/Web/ but I don't think  
everyone would appreciate the implication.

I have to say I much preferred just using URL though. Most authors are  
familiar with that and know what it means. And the few that now the  
distinction and the old meaning can read the fine print in the  
specification.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 14:52:32 UTC

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