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Re: Fwd: Last Call: draft-wilde-text-fragment (URI Fragment Identifiers for the text/plain Media Type) to Proposed Standard

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 09:15:06 -0500
Message-Id: <p06110412c200a8a6abd4@[192.168.1.100]>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, uri@w3.org
Cc: "Erik Wilde" <net.dret@dret.net>

At 10:40 AM +0100 20 02 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 10:01:19 +0100, Martin Duerst 
><duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp> wrote:
>>Previous versions of this draft have been discussed on this
>>(the URI) list. This is now in IETF Last Call, see below
>>for where to send comments (and if possible, copy the authors).
>
>What's the use case for patching up text/plain? Wouldn't it be way 
>better for accessibility etc. if people just used HTML?

Good question.  But it has a good answer.

Why is Google a gigabuck company?  Principle of lowest language ==>
content addressing adds value (even in hypertext).

Why do DAISY bookmarks not limit themselves to pointing at elements?
==> late binding to / "viral emergence of" what's worth quoting.

http://www.niso.org/standards/resources/Z39-86-2005.html#Bkmk

Al

PS: how I put the argument in 1999
http://tinyurl.com/2hyuz4

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>Anne van Kesteren
><http://annevankesteren.nl/>
><http://www.opera.com/>
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