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[whatwg] Suggestion: <ignore> element.

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 23:12:45 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d31040705151270b4ff72@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 17:56:49 -0400, Matthew Raymond
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Mike Shaver wrote:
> > I like it, and I think that future-proofing it via a version or
> > unless="webforms2" attribute, like was done for <script
> > language="JavaScript1.1"> would make it even better.

Except of course that the language property proved to be a failure in
this respect (too many people implemented it badly so you could never
use it)

> <ignore if="WF2Compliant()">
>   ...Content...
> </ignore>

Please look at what's already out there for doing this, such as Switch in SVG.

Jim.
Received on Monday, 5 July 2004 15:12:45 UTC

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