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Re: Decentralised extensibility idea (ISSUE-41)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 09:39:48 -0800
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1001170939i35e2fef3h136085c59a24bace@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 1:01 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> I'm agreeing in that @profile is useful to signal the presence of an
> extension, but not for disambiguation when you have multiple extensions that
> might use conflicting syntax.

I'm making a stronger point than that, though.  Even in the presence
of just a single extension, you are unable to extract the data unless
you specifically know the extension being used.  You require vocab
knowledge just to disambiguate it from HTML itself.

Received on Sunday, 17 January 2010 17:40:35 UTC

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