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Re: Strategic decision time

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 15:29:58 +0200
To: "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ubw3r8tk64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 29 May 2008 15:17:48 +0200, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> / "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com> was heard to say:
> | (I tried numerous times together with Boris Zbarsky to get
> | the XML Core WG  to do something saner with XLink, but it didn't meet
> | their requirements  document or something silly like that.)
> Perhaps it was silly of the XML Core WG to imagine that there was
> value in correcting a couple of small, simple, discrete, bugs in XLink
> without reopening the entire specification to redesign. I'm probably
> most directly responsible for that silly course of action, but
> hopefully I've learned something from the exercise.
> I encourage you and Boris to draft a charter for a new XLink WG to
> correct the errors that you see.

I've given up on XLink, for what it's worth. I hope SVG introduces an  
href="" attribute in due course and defines some fallback processing for  
x:href with x being in the XLink namespace.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2008 13:29:56 UTC

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