Re: ISSUE-55: Re-enable @profile in HTML5 (draft 2)

On Nov 4, 2009, at 17:08, Julian Reschke wrote:

>>>> What problem does this solve?
>>> It solves the same problem that head/@profile solves;
>> What's the point of introducing new syntax if it solves the same
>> problem as the old syntax?
> If HTML5 hadn't removed head/@profile we probably wouldn't have this  
> discussion.

The syntax isn't the reason why HTML5 rejects @profile. HTML5 rejects  
the concept. Recasting the concept into superficially different syntax  
doesn't really address the reason of rejection.

> The win is small, I can only think of:
> - by using link/a/@rel profiles could be made scope. (needs work)

Ah. This is prohibited by the draft, though.

Henri Sivonen

Received on Wednesday, 4 November 2009 15:26:58 UTC