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Re: ISSUE-55: Re-enable @profile in HTML5 (draft 1)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 18:47:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4AC0E8BF.1060003@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> ...
> Defining versioning syntax now seems premature if the current de facto 
> processing model is to ignore the versioning syntax (correct?) and the 
> de facto authoring practice is not to emit the versioning syntax. If all 
> goes well, versioning syntax is never needed.
> If things go wrong and in the future there is a need to signal 
> versioning, that bridge can be crossed then and versioning syntax added.

How is this supposed to work if versioning isn't being considered upfront?

As far as I can tell, if versioning isn't there from version 1, there's 
no way to may incompatible changes (which may be good, but that's an 
orthogonal question).

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 28 September 2009 16:48:41 UTC

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