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Re: Possible *third* proposal for ISSUE-41 Distributed Extensibility

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 17:54:12 +0300
Cc: HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <091F2040-B1BE-426C-ADE0-871FC0E3C07B@iki.fi>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
On Mar 30, 2010, at 17:13, Sam Ruby wrote:

> I write scripts all the time that parse HTML pages.  I write scripts all the time that produce HTML pages.  These scripts aren't written in JavaScript nor do they run in a browser, nor do does it make sense for the results need to be standardized.
> At times I find it handy to have what I stated above "attributes that ARE intended for use by software that is independent of the site that uses the attributes".

I see I paid too much attention to the word "independent".

If you write the content and the scripts to consume them, I wouldn't consider the scripts to be "independent" of the HTML.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 14:54:47 UTC

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