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[whatwg] Thoughts on HTML 5

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils-dagsson-moskopp@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 14:17:03 +0100
Message-ID: <1229433423.31603.3.camel@desudesudesu>
Am Dienstag, den 16.12.2008, 14:14 +0100 schrieb Giovanni Campagna:
> Maybe so-called "invalid" HTML attributes are not the only solution,
> but in my opinion it is a simple way to embed metadata within any
> element.
What metadata are you talking about ? Microformats already exist.

> Personally I prefer the latter (XML) solution, but there are context
> where using XML serialization is not possibile (for example in user
> generated content) so there is a definite need for a SGML way to add
> custom attributes without conflicting with standards.
HTML5 is not derived from SGML anymore.

Nils Dagsson Moskopp
Received on Tuesday, 16 December 2008 05:17:03 UTC

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