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Re: Let's get some principles nailed down

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 16:19:17 -0800
Message-ID: <3DDEC985.8050302@textuality.com>
To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> >I presume we agree that applications should not attribute significance
> >to the difference between:
> Most applications will not; some applications may.  It is frequently
> convenient to ignore that difference.

Have to think about it some more, but I think it is incorrect and 
dangerous for application behavior to depend on such a difference - with 
the single possible exception of applications of the document-editing 
class. -Tim
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