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Re: AuthConfReq: Presentational Markup

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:51:03 +0200
To: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100329005103264886.e844eb2d@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Lars Gunther, Sun, 28 Mar 2010 18:23:00 +0200:
> 2010-03-28 00:07, Leif Halvard Silli skrev:
>> However, I believe we do not need this simplistic ban anymore.
> Putting my teachers hat on.
> YES WE DO!!!
> Let rules be simple. Let validation be accordingly simple.
> Let power users who know what they are doing break the rules.

*Simple* rules are a good thing to have. *Simplistic* rules are neither 
simple nor a good thing.

A language teacher told me how pupils sometime questioned his use of 
the red pencil (e.g. when he discovered illogical stylistic and wording 
combinations) because, after all - each single word(ing) they had used, 
was found in the dictionary.

Students need to be thought about the *real* issue. Even if this makes 
your teaching job more demanding.
leif halvard silli
Received on Sunday, 28 March 2010 22:51:38 UTC

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