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Re: ISSUE-41/ACTION-97 decentralized-extensibility

From: Lee Kowalkowski <lee.kowalkowski@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 08:53:24 +0000
Message-ID: <610592c90910260153q3c915b34g7548eeb0d15bac6c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
2009/10/24 Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>:
> If source readability/short code is the primary usecase, then we should look
> more thoroughly at the shorthand syntax notation idea that Håkon brought
> forward in a thread in February: [1]
>   Normal: <p class="abstract">
> Shorthand: <p.abstract>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Feb/0136

I followed that thread and found this example:

<p#myid.myclass1.myclass2>...</p> is equivalent of
<p id="myid" class="myclass1 myclass2">...</p>

...but we can't have that because an ID may contain a period.  We'd
have to do something like put class names first to prevent <p
id="myid.myclass1.myclass2">, or have spaces between them.

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