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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 10:44:29 +0200
Message-ID: <4BB30B6D.1080607@gmx.de>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 31.03.2010 10:30, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
 > ...
> "Distributed extensibility" *means* the ability to do things
> interoperably without having to pick the one true way in advance. And so
> the use case is to maintain interoperability for things where the best
> (or even most popular) one true way is not yet clear. Which has the
> useful effect of providing for backwards compatibility when the one true
> way is actually selected and baked in.
> ...


The important thing here is "the *ability*".

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 31 March 2010 08:45:19 UTC

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