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Re: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-91: Removing the aside Element

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 11:06:31 -0400
Message-ID: <4C07C4F7.5070100@intertwingly.net>
To: Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 06/03/2010 10:47 AM, Shelley Powers wrote:
> You can't inconsistently pick and choose among the design principles:
> applying one, ignoring another. To do so implies that the decision was
> based less on the strengths of arguments provided, and more on whatever
> is most expedient.

A reference to the "do not reinvent the wheel" principle would not have 
been materially responsive to the assertion that "the existing elements 
do not have a transition plan".

A single documented incompatibility would have the potential to be a 
strong objection.  I encourage any and all such incompatibilities to be 
documented via bug reports: http://tinyurl.com/2vvv8vz

> Shelley
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html-design-principles/#do-not-reinvent-the-wheel

- Sam Ruby
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