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Re: Bare values read as "just this value please"

From: Adam Roach <adam@nostrum.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:30:56 -0500
Message-ID: <53DFED80.5030809@nostrum.com>
To: Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com>, Peter Thatcher <pthatcher@google.com>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
CC: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On 8/4/14 15:23, Jan-Ivar Bruaroey wrote:
> I recall more apathy than discontent, and I recall no actual arguments 
> raised. The minutes don't show anything either 
> http://www.w3.org/2014/05/21-mediacap-minutes.html - Maybe the 
> recording reveals something. In any case, can someone humor me and 
> articulate a reason? 

Because explicit indication is less confusing than implicit magic. If we 
make indication of the intention stated every time, you trade on the 
order of ten keystrokes for a massive improvement in readability.

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