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Re: [Content] - Compatibility Tables everywhere?

From: <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 17:59:42 -0400
To: <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6b0efd3968ee6b9bb6ce0b90c5e5207c@garbee.me>

That is a great idea too since it still solves the input problem. We
shouldn't need to input the data in four or five possible places around
the site, just one. As far as interconnecting from there, it is all


On 19.10.2012 05:52pm, Alex Komoroske wrote: 

> In an
ideal world I think we'd have some way of grabbing a compatibility table
from one article and transcluding it in another. That would allow us to
have the canonical data on the specific reference page for each feature
and then just dynamically include it on other articles where it's
relevant (like on articles). This should theoretically be possible with
semantic media wiki queries and properties.
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at
2:40 PM, <jonathan@garbee.me [3]> wrote:
>> Do we want the
compatibility tables [1] to be anywhere or do we want them to be
centralized in an area (such as the elements page)? 
>> I think we
should centralize them in order to create less maintenance later on. If
we have tables in any page for elements listed then it isn't going to be
easy later on to update them if needed and could cause confusion on
where to get the information. I am thinking we should centralize them
under the element itself [2] to solve these possible issues. 
>> [1]
example table:
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/guides/html_text#Compatibility [1] 

>> [2] example element:
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/em [2] 
>> Thoughts?

>> -Garbee


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