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[whatwg] Ghosts from the past and the semantic Web

From: Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 20:27:36 +0200
Message-ID: <81CE6164E2E146539F71FE7D7A842362@POCZTOWIEC>
The proposition that classification should be used for presentation only is
definitely not sound.  I agree you cannot make everybody happy - but that
does not mean you have to make all losers happy.

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Ben Adida
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 6:15 PM
To: Kristof Zelechovski
Cc: whatwg at lists.whatwg.org; 'Eduard Pascual'; 'Shannon'
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Ghosts from the past and the semantic Web

Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> An element can belong to multiple classes, some of them semantic and some
> presentational (if you really have to).  These usages are not mutually
> exclusive.

Well, that was the argument some made, but it was soundly rejected by
folks who felt we were stepping on @class's toes. At the end of the day,
we went with the least amount of disruption possible.

Can't make everyone happy, right?

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